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Cost of Wind Power Outstrips Coal, Gas, Hydro & Nukes by a Country Mile

“Too often people suffer from the illusion of knowledge and, believing they know what investments others should make, support political decision-making that favors one technology over another.”

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Wind worshippers continue to make wild claims about wind power already being “free” – and, apparently, getting cheaper all the time.

Although, it appears that ‘selling’ a product with no commercial value (apart from the massive subsidies it attracts) is an unwinnable battle. Even the merest mention of a cut to subsidies has the wind industry’s parasites quaking in their boots.

Fudging numbers; and inventing them, when that fails to cut it, is standard operating procedure for the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers. However, their wild claims about being ‘competitive’ with conventional generation sources are getting harder to ‘sell’, by the day.

Thomas F. Stacy, George Taylor from the Institute for Energy Research published a paper a couple of months back – “The Levelized Cost of Electricity from Existing Generation Sources”, which has infuriated the wind industry in the States and beyond. Here’s a neat little…

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