A deluded band of eco-Nazis keep telling us that rocketing power prices and unstable grids are just minor ‘teething problems’ on our way to an inevitable ‘transition’ to a brave new world run entirely on sunshine and breezes.
The trouble is that with every turn of this Blue Planet the inevitable consequences of their obsession with bluster and sunbeams are laid bare for all to see.
Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia is the punchline in an ongoing international joke about what happens when an entire economy attempts to run on nature’s ‘wonder fuels’, the sun and wind.
But rocketing power prices and rickety grids caused by an idiotic reliance on intermittent renewables aren’t confined to SA.
No country went harder or faster in its obsessive push to ‘transition’ to wind and solar than Germany. And, just like South Australia, the results are an unmitigated disaster.
In just 12 months during 2016 more than 300,000 German families have had their power cut off, joining some 800,000 German households who can no longer afford power.
As power prices continue to rocket, millions of Germans are now facing the disgrace of living in energy poverty. You could call it a ‘transition’ …. to the Dark Ages…