Cut the subsidies and the wind industry would disappear overnight. Warren Buffett put it best: “We get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.” Precisely!!
Wind power makes absolutely no sense at any level: environmental, social or economic.
In short, wind power is worse than useless, and there is an appalling price to pay for the lunatic notion that a nation can be powered by breezes. Paul Driessen tackles the topic in superb style in this essay.
Sustainability: Ideology versus Reality (Part II: Wind Turbines)
27 August 2019
Mandated, subsidized wind energy requires millions of acres for turbines and ultra-long transmission lines, plus billions of tons of concrete, steel, copper, rare earth metals and fiberglass. The turbines produce intermittent, unreliable electricity that (absent subsidies) costs much more than…
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