The Guardian: Japanese Green Energy Targets Threaten Australia’s Gas Exports

According to The Guardian, Japanese offshore wind power and hydrogen will replace Australian natural gas exports at a faster rate than the Aussie government expects. But if there is such…

Blocking The Wind

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading about how offshore wind farms are the electricity generating method of the future, because they’re so darn inexpensive. Here’s the New York…

Are wind farms slowing each other down?

While the group has mainly dealt with the extent to which the wind farms influence each other in their current work, they intend to investigate in the near future what…

How robots could limit the environmental impact of offshore windfarms

As well as cutting the financial and carbon cost of turbine maintenance, robots can minimise the inherent risks to humans working in these unpredictable environments while also working more symbiotically…

When wind turbines are no longer useful: They get explosive demolition

Video follows. Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI) of Phoenix, Maryland, USA (acting as Explosives Design and Performance Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, Dallas Demolition of Houston, Texas who was working for…

The Guardian Finally Wakes Up to the Climate Friendly Hydrogen Economy Joke

The Guardian grudgingly admitting that, unlike fossil fuels, renewable energy cannot be relied upon to produce affordable hydrogen for the foreseeable future. Now if only they would take that thought…

‘Obscene’ windfarm subsidies revealed

We are in the middle of an economic crisis and consumers are hit with astronomical costs for unreliable wind energy. These multi-billion subsidies are not only a massive transfer of…

Germany’s Windexit…Old Wind Turbines Dismantled Without Replacement…Looming “Massive Power Outage”?

For the proponents of green energies, Germany’s retreat is baffling in the least. Veronika Grimm, Energy Transition Commission of the Federal Government is convinced that, contrary to the opinion of…

The science behind frozen wind turbines – and how to keep them spinning through the winter

Worldwide, nearly 800 gigawatts of wind power have been installed so far, including over 110 gigawatts in the U.S. alone. As the market quickly grows and wind power supplants higher-polluting…

Claim: New Zealand Economy will Have to Restructure Around a Limited Renewable Energy Supply

According to climate researcher Jen Purdie, even New Zealand with its abundance of windy mountains, geothermal sources and vast hydropower lakes cannot provide enough renewable energy for people to live…

Press Secretary Psaki: Biden Administration Sending Emergency Diesel Generators to Texas

If you were expecting President Biden to ship emergency solar panels to Texas, you were wrong. Looks like when renewable energy fails, as it did in Texas, even the Biden…

Hotel in Austin Texas sends letter to trapped guests: “we are out of food” – “use glowsticks for lighting”!

As we previously reported on the ice-storm Texas frozen wind power – outages ensue, electricity now at unheard of $9000 per megawatt-hour I have friends in Texas that are reporting…

Claim: Coal, Gas and Nuclear Plants are Struggling with the Heat of Global Warming

According to climate scientists Ethan Coffel and Justin Mankin, we need to replace coal, gas and nuclear plants with solar and wind, because they are less affected by the heat…

Texas frozen wind power – outages ensue, electricity now at unheard of $9000 per megawatt-hour

There’s a saying in the lone star state “Don’t Mess with Texas” which actually started out as an anti-littering campaign but has become sort of a slogan for the rugged,…

What Does Offshore Wind Power Really Cost?

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, we keep being assured that offshore wind costs have tumbled to under £50/MWh.

Study: Africa’s Green Energy Transition “Unlikely”

The planned construction of 2,500 new power plants, most of them fossil fuel, has dashed hopes that Africa would leapfrog the developed world’s reliance on fossil fuels by going straight…

How To Handle 40 GW Offshore Wind (Or Not!)–Drax

Reposted from NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT JANUARY 9, 2021 Guest Post By Joe Public Drax’s latest Quarterly Bulletin has a section on storing excess wind power: I…

Iced Covered Wind Turbines Hamper China’s Efforts to Retire Coal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As China struggles with a surge in energy demand brought on by their economic recovery and a cold snap, the reputation of wind power has…

Claim: Expensive Vanadium Flow Batteries will Make Renewable Energy Viable

Vanadium is expensive, though the price fluctuates wildly – currently $11K to $15K / tonne of Vanadium Pentoxide. But advocates claim Vanadium flow batteries have the potential to solve the…

Google Deepmind AI Project to Improve Renewable Energy Reliability Quietly Disappeared

A Google project to use artificial intelligence to improve the predictability of wind energy appears to have failed. Engineers who worked on the project have reportedly removed mention of their…

NIMBY’s are making more noise than wind turbines

But Whoa, Nelly! NIMBY’s (Not-In-My-Backyard) around the globe from Germany to Australia, California, New York, and Massachusetts are speaking loudly, and acting, to put a halt to the invasion of…

Elon Musk: Electric Vehicles will Double Electricity Demand, but Renewables And Grid Scale Batteries will Deliver

Elon Musk claiming his coming in 2021 fully autonomous vehicles are safer than human drivers, and how renewables can supply the redoubled energy needs of the future, though they will…

Coal Outperforms Wind Power During UK Wind Week!

Reposted from NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT NOVEMBER 27, 2020tags: Electricity By Paul Homewood h/t Joe Public With an impeccable sense of timing, some bright spark decided to make…

AU $53 Billion to Service a Green Hydrogen Market which Does Not Exist

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Australian Federal Government has expedited approval for a $53 billion project and the devastation of 78 Sq KM of wilderness, to produce green hydrogen…