A little while back, the usual response from those opposed to wind farms was along the lines of: “we’re all in favour of renewable energy, so long as wind farms are built in the right place”.
But that was before people understood the phenomenal cost of the subsidies directed at wind power through the mandatory LRET (see our post here) – the impact on retail power prices (see our post here); and the grid instability and blackout chaos it causes (see our post here).
Fair minded country people are usually ready to give others the benefit of the doubt; and, not used to being lied to, accepted arguments pitched by wind power outfits about the “merits” of wind power: guff like “this wind farm will power 100,000 homes and save 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions” (see our post here).
Apart from the very…
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