A big deal was made by another blogger regarding Texas brown-outs and wind power – how “wind turbines saved Texas”.
Of course, they didn’t – but that story is on his blog.
Part of the side story, however, was a claim about the growing popularity of “Greenie” power – however, recent news actually highlights a signficant reverse of such popularity.
Dutch fall out of love with windmills
….Dutch government says offshore wind power is too expensive and that it cannot afford to subsidize the entire cost of 18 cents per kilowatt hour — some 4.5 billion euros last year.
And not to be out done the Duke of Windor said:
Wind farms are useless, says Duke
An industry that needs a subsidy to live, will die without it.
Economics is the mother of Politics – and as Economics flexes its dominating muscle, the Politics of Greenie energy will be shrugged aside.