Worried About Cutting CO2 Emissions? Then Nuclear is the Only Solution

  As Greta the Fretter and her acolytes would have it, the obvious solution to Australia’s summertime bushfires is covering the country with wind turbines and solar panels. Whether or not this nonsense represents ‘peak stupid’, is a matter for another day. Although wits might retort that large tracts of South Australia – across the […]

Residents Revolt: South Australia’s Wind Farm Planning Rules ‘Rotten to the Core’

  Like Germany, rural South Australia was quickly carpeted with a multitude of these things; like Germany its long-suffering rural residents have had enough noise torment to last a lifetime. In SA (as elsewhere) the so-called ‘noise guidelines’ and planning ‘rules’ were rigged in favour of the wind industry, from the get go. And to […]

Deranged & Delusional: Victorian Government Claims Wind & Solar More Reliable Than Fossil Fuels

  Victorians can thank their dangerous and delusional Labor government for their power pricing and supply calamity. Last summer saw mass blackouts and load shedding, following sudden, routine and total collapses in wind and solar output (calm weather and sunset does it every time). Back then its Premier, Daniel Andrews and Energy Minister, Lily D’Ambrosio […]

Merry Christmas to Stop These Things’ Followers & Happy Seventh Birthday to STT

Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings to all of our dedicated followers, all around the World. And it’s Happy Birthday to STT: Boxing Day 2019 marks 7 years of giving the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers hell. We’ve clocked over 3.68 million views and given our loyal readers 2,595 posts, which lay out the greatest […]

Service Failure: Australians Swelter During Summer Heatwave Because Intermittent Wind & Solar Simply Can’t Deliver

Thanks to its obsession with intermittent wind and solar, Australian’s power is neither reliable, nor affordable. A warm spell across Australia this week – with temperatures in the 40°C range – has seen the demand for electricity hit the roof. Across South Australia, Victoria, NSW and Queensland air-conditioners have been cranked into furious action to […]

Australia’s Energy Crisis: Subsidised Wind & Solar Obsession Sending Power Prices Into Orbit

Add heavily subsidised and chaotically intermittent wind and solar to your grid and rocketing prices are guaranteed. The Danes know it, the Germans know it and South Australians became the butt of international jokes, because of it. The relationship couldn’t be clearer: see above the pertinent little graphic from Dr Michael Crawford, which says it […]

Sunset Industry: Solar Power Obsession Threatens to Destroy Western Australia’s Power Grid

When power demand is driven by the rhythm of human activity and its supply by the angle of the sun in the sky, expect mixed results. Of course, when the sun drops over the horizon and disappears for 10-12 hours or so, those claiming to depend on solar power can expect none at all. Then […]