*** It’s been barely 5 months since South Australia experienced a state wide blackout on 28 September, when a typically vigorous spring storm delivered wind speeds in excess of 90km/h, causin…
Letters to the editors of Australia’s newspapers and the online comments on energy related articles are now dominated by people who have tumbled to the inescapable fact that wind power can only be delivered at crazy, random intervals and is, for that that very reason, meaningless as a power source.
The more deluded still rock, seated on crossed legs, and chant in honour of the Wind Gods, muttering mantras about mythical giant batteries that will soon save their heavenly Masters.
What is interesting is how quickly the Australian populace have woken up to the wind power fraud; and how angry they are for having been taken for fools: nobody likes waking up as the dupe.
Still, a dwindling band of delusional wind worshippers attempt to maintain the faith. However, as more and more sensible and reasonable members of the proletariat become enlightened to the patent nonsense of relying upon the weather for power, the wind cult’s delusion deepens, as they are forced to confront reality, at long last.
Some of us have been banging our heads against brick bat brains for some time, but thankfully the bricks are falling.