STT’s Smörgåsbord: A Selection from the Archive

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STT is the site that the wind industry and its parasites just love to hate. In just over 21 months we’ve clocked over 550,000 views, which means we’ve averaged close to 27,000 hits for every month that we’ve been giving the wind industry and its stooges hell. We’ve given our loyal readers 730 posts which […]

Jupiter Wind Farm Proponents from Another Planet

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Yet another wind farm disaster proposed for the Southern Tablelands, yet another community backlash. This time it’s the threatened Jupiter wind farm at Tarago that has sent locals into orbit: the community is nothing short of ropeable (see our posts here and here). Here’s one of their number smashing the Spanish developer, the disgraceful NSW […]

Coalition LRET Deal Rejected: Labor Determined to Kill Jobs in Australian Mining, Manufacturing & Industry

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Renewable energy target deal key to ‘saving jobs’ The Australian Sid Maher & Andrew White 23 October 2014 Labor caught between workers, Greens ahead of talks with coalition THE controversial renewable energy target faces cuts to save jobs in energy-intensive industries, under a Coalition plan to break the political impasse over the scheme, but wind, […]

MET Mast Mayhem: Scots Use Guerrilla Tactics to Stop These Things

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The MET masts used by developers to gauge wind speeds are the vanguard for every wind farm disaster: no MET mast data, no wind farm. As soon as they go up, the locals circle their wagons, marshal their forces and declare war on the developer. No surprises there. With the wind industry on the ropes […]

UK’s Disastrous Wind Power Policy the Result of Deluded “Green Blob” Politics

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Britain needs political climate change to cut soaring energy bills The Telegraph Charles Moore 17 October 2014 Targets for renewables are unattainable, futile – and will cost us trillions of pounds It is surprisingly common for our main political parties and policy-makers to agree about something. When they do, they are usually wrong; the longer […]

Wind Power Sending Power Prices Through the Roof

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The wind industry in Australia is still reeling at the RET Review Panel’s recommendation to prevent any more wind farms being built by closing off the ability of “new entrants” to participate in the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) (see our post here). In response, the wind industry and its parasites have been frantically trying […]

Brits Belted by Insanely Expensive and Utterly Unreliable Wind Power

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Britain’s political betters have set it up for one enormous gamble.  Britain is wagering its entire economic future on its – out of control – wind power boondoggle. Back in January, The Economist reported on the INSANE cost of delivering offshore wind power – where generators are guaranteed obscene returns – being able to charge […]

Diagnosing Patients Experiencing Adverse Health Effects from Industrial Wind Turbines

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Robert Y. McMurtry is the former Dean of Medicine for the University of Western Ontario. He was a member of the Health Council of Canada for 3½ years and a member and special advisor to the Royal Commission on the future of  health care in Canada. Dr. McMurtry was a visiting Cameron Chair to Health Canada for […]