Sunday, 9 January 2011
"Green" energy madness: Wind farms that do not work in cold weather
When it´s cold outside, heavily subsidised wind turbines stop working. The UK government will have to build costly emergency back-up systems. The same, of course, applies to other European governments participating in this "climate change" energy madness (well knowing that the consumers/tax payers will end up paying the bills).
The failure of Britain’s wind farms to produce electricity in the extreme cold will cost billions of pounds, create an economic crisis and lead to blackouts, leading industrialists have warned.
To cover up the ineffectiveness of wind farms the Government will be forced to build emergency back-up power plants, the cost of which will be paid by industry and consumers.
Jeremy Nicholson, director of the Energy Intensive Users Group, which represents major companies employing hundreds of thousands of workers in the steel, glass, pottery, paper and chemical industries, said the failure of wind power had profound implications.
Read the entire piece here.