Wind Power Exposed as Expensive, Unreliable
Photo courtesy Les Chatfield.
The Global Climate Scam site has this article from Energy Tribune. The text says that independent reports have determined that the wind energy is â€œplagued by high construction and maintenance costs, highly volatile reliability and a voracious appetite for taxpayer subsidies.â€ In the U.K. for fiscal year 2007-2008, taxpayers coughed up $1 billion dollars for wind turbine owners, and that number is expected to increase to $6 billion by 2020. With all that public investment, wind energy provides only 1.3 percent of the countryâ€™s energy needs.
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