If the recent and idiotic obsession with intermittent wind and solar needed a pinup girl, it would have to be Germany. No country has squandered more treasure on giant windmills and an endless sea of solar panels.
For all that wanton environmental destruction, Germans get a meagre 2.5% of their primary energy demand satisfied by wind and solar. And in the mother of all ironies, contrary to the stated aim of the ‘Energiewende’, carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise.
Its nuclear-powered, next-door neighbour, France wins the low CO2 power generation competition by a mile – and makes a killing selling electricity to power-starved Germans, whenever the sun sets and/or calm weather sets in.
All in all, Germany’s (apparently) inevitable ‘transition’ to an all wind and sun powered future has been a total flop.
The 4.6 trillion euro German green energies flop
No Tricks Zone
Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt and Frank Bosse…
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