Never Brighter: Energy Starved Economies Guarantee Endless Demand For Fossil Fuel

The renewable energy cult reckons “coal is dead”, but the market says otherwise. Thermal coal prices are off the charts, with record demand driving record prices: Australian thermal coal prices recently hit $US$400 ($548 a tonne), with prices still on the rise. The crowd that tells us that we’re only a heartbeat away from an all wind […]

No Net-Zero: China’s Rise Built On Insatiable Demand for Cheap & Reliable Coal-Fired Power

The economic and military rise of China is based on coal-fired power, and a firm rejection of the suicidal net-zero emissions targets adopted by their Western opponents. China’s love affair with coal and nuclear power continues to flourish and, contrary to Western myth, the CCP has turned on unreliable wind and solar, with a vengeance […]

Wrecking Ball: Net Zero CO2 Emissions Targets Guarantee Economic Armageddon

Driven by climate alarmists and rent seekers ready to profit from the wind and solar subsidy scam, net zero carbon dioxide emissions targets are just the latest woke wheeze to grip our political betters. The idea that modern economies can function without the energy generated by fossil-fuels (whether consumed by motorcars or in power generation) […]

Planet Strippers: Wind Turbines & Solar Panels Driving Insatiable Mineral Demand

Incapable of delivering power as and when we need it, wind and solar are utterly pointless as power sources. But, as a source of insatiable demand for the Planet’s (purportedly) dwindling resources they are first rate. Wind turbines and solar panels devour scarce resources and provide nothing much in return. Their insatiable mineral demand (and […]

No ‘Green’ New Deal: Rural America Rejects Wind Industry’s Community Wrecking Agenda

The wind industry’s efforts to destroy America’s rural communities have been brought to a shuddering halt. Across the States, well-organised pro-community and pro-reliable energy groups have won victory after victory, sending crony capitalists and subsidy-seeking carpetbaggers packing. That hard-working farmers and rural folk would reject the pitch that 600-700 foot high wind turbines and endless […]

The Big ‘Green’ Lie: Why We’ll Never, Ever Be 100% Powered By Wind & Solar Power

The wind and solar acolyte in their more delusional moments readily proclaims that an all-wind and sun-powered future is upon us.  Never mind sunset; never mind dead calm weather; and never mind the fact that the idea that giant lithium-ion batteries economically storing wind and solar power at grid-scale is pure hokum – for the […]

No Mystery: Calm Weather & Sunset Root Cause of Power Pricing & Supply Calamity

The relationship between weather-dependent wind/sunshine dependent solar and rocketing power prices is crystal clear, so too the post ‘transition’ phenomenon of power rationing caused by sunset and/or calm weather. Australia isn’t alone in experiencing a power pricing and supply calamity, all its very own making; Germans, Danes and Californians have enjoyed much the same and […]

Total Failure: Britain’s Grand ‘Cheap’ Wind Power Plan Faces Total Collapse

If wind power is so ‘cheap’, then why is it that retail power prices continue to rocket in every country attempting to run on breezes? There are, as this site has pointed out over the last decade, myriad reasons, starting with the fact that wind power can only be delivered as and when Mother Nature […]

Net-Zero ‘Green’ Reset Designed to Destroy Our Reliable & Affordable Power Supplies

Net-zero carbon dioxide gas emissions targets are designed to destroy the reliable and affordable power supplies that have brought prosperity to billions around the globe. Dressed up in marketing blurb, net-zero targets sound cheap, but with energy supplies there is no such thing as a free lunch. Plenty of household and businesses have already worked […]

Renewable Energy Rip-Off: How Price Gougers Profit From Sunset & Calm Weather

Intermittent wind and solar are a natural guarantee of grid chaos and rocketing power prices. every single country that’s chased the wind and solar pipe dream has watched their power prices go through the roof, with no exception. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. STT has been banging on about this since December 2012. The […]