Germany’s €Trillion Euro Disaster: Wind Power ‘Transition’ Destroys its Industrial Heartland

Posted: November 4, 2016 by oldbrew in Energy, ideology
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Massive costs, high prices, loss of industrial competitiveness and built-in unreliability – welcome to the ‘energy transition’.


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STT has a ‘thing’ for the English language.

In the hands of adept practitioners, our mother tongue is capable of conveying all manner of complex concepts and ideas, and doing so with verve and wit.  However, in the hands of the well-paid spin doctors and useful political idiots that run with, and run cover for, the wind industry, the English lexicon has been forced to suffer all manner of outrageous torments and abuses.

One such victim is the word “transition” and its derivatives.  Politicians of all hues appear to throw that word around with gay abandon, whenever talking about their efforts to foist a heavily subsidised wind powered ‘future’ on their hapless constituents.

As South Australia’s power pricing and supply calamity unfolds, we are repeatedly told by State and Federal politicians alike that this is all part and parcel of “transitioning” to an all renewable powered future.

However, the question…

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  1. thefordprefect says:

    Does this actually agree with the facts

    Note that vat would be reclaimed by industry

  2. thefordprefect says:

    Tax proportion shown

  3. bill h says:

    Wow, those pre-tax prices for Denmark clearly demonstrate the folly of its wind obsession.

  4. oldbrew says:

    Pity the UK’s pre-tax prices are more than twice those of Denmark – or were at whatever the date of the list was anyway.

  5. oldbrew says:

    UK near or at the top of some of these tables.

    Comparison Of Industrial Electricity Prices In The EU
    APRIL 6, 2016

    Date: 06/04/16 Carsten Dierig, Die Welt

    Since the EU will still need steel, all it can do is outsource the production to non-EU countries via its punitive ‘climate’ policies.

  6. ivan says:

    @thefordprefect, Any particular reason for using stats from the 2008/2009 era?

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