Producing electricity at the whims of mother nature means wind power has absolutely no commercial value, at all: strangely, power consumers want electricity as and when they need it, not just when the wind happens to be blowing. Absent massive and endless subsidies, there would be no wind industry. Period.
But it gets worse; way worse. Not just useless and costly, it comes with an added insult: an environmental impact that will last for generations to come.
Wiping out entire forest habitats is all part of our ‘inevitable’ transition to a wind powered future. Across Germany, millions of acres of forest have been clear-felled and great swathes cut through others, to allow some 30,000 of these things to be speared across Deutschland.
The same wanton destruction has been integral to Scotland’s wind power disaster, where, so far, 13,900,000 trees…
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