Brits Belted by Insanely Expensive and Utterly Unreliable Wind Power

Eventually even “the man in the street” will start to notice this in his pocket and then perhaps he’ll stop worrying about immigration.

STOP THESE THINGS

ed-davey_885751c When I stack it this high, it really starts to smell.

Britain’s political betters have set it up for one enormous gamble.  Britain is wagering its entire economic future on its – out of control – wind power boondoggle.

Back in January, The Economist reported on the INSANE cost of delivering offshore wind power – where generators are guaranteed obscene returns – being able to charge “three times the current wholesale price of electricity and about 60% more than is promised to onshore turbines.”

The Economist reported that “offshore wind power is staggeringly expensive” and “among the most expensive ways of marginally reducing carbon emissions known to man”.  But that is merely to compare the insane costs of onshore wind power with the completely insane costs of offshore wind power (see our post here).

Now Britain’s House of Lords has weighed in with an inquiry into their runaway wind…

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