NSW Planning Dept Scotches Jupiter Wind Farm Project: Locals Ecstatic

  Utterly pointless and universally detested in the communities where they get speared, wind turbines have one real purpose: harvesting subsidies. Communities that get organised early and fight hard from the get go have a chance of avoiding becoming ‘road-kill’ for renewables rent seekers. However, start bargaining with wind power outfits about setbacks from homes, […]

Australia’s Power Pricing & Supply Calamity Proves Promise of Cheap Renewable Power a Cruel Hoax

Chasing the dream of cheap and reliable ‘clean/green’ wind and solar power has turned out more like an LSD-fuelled Unicorn hunt. Any idiot can make a promise, but delivering is altogether another matter. The wind industry and its few remaining champions keep telling us that, one day soon, magical forces will align and power prices […]

Desperate Measures: Renewables Rush Leaves Australians Scrambling for Reliable Power

Act in haste, repent at your leisure: Australia’s self-inflicted renewable energy fiasco has sent power prices through the roof and all but destroyed its once reliable power supplies. Over our Southern Summer, grid managers have been tearing their hair out, as they attempt to keep the lights on in South Australia, Victoria and New South […]

Wind Power Chaos Sets Up Rampant Price Gouging by Conventional Generators

There aren’t many guarantees in life (death and taxes usually top the list). However, after the debacle that’s played out in South Australia (the pinup girl for renewable energy zealots), there is nothing more certain than the relationship between subsidised renewables and rocketing power prices. Among energy market illiterates the argument goes that, because the […]

Appetite for Destruction: Wind Power Obsessed NSW Energy Minister Deluded & Dangerous

  Spanish philosopher, George Santayana was credited with the adage that ‘Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it’. But, as pointed out by American author, William Faulkner, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” In Australia’s so-called wind power capital, South Australia, how its self-inflicted power pricing and supply […]

Rubber-Stamped Wind Farm Approvals by NSW Planning Commission – Rotten to the Core

*** The Tarago and Mt Fairy community is nestled on the rolling hills of the southern Tablelands of New South Wales its defenders have, for years now, been in furious opposition to the threat by Spanish outfit, EPYC to spear 88 of these things into the ranges near Lake Bathurst, Tarago, Mayfield, Boro, Mount Fairy and […]

Neighbours Sue Wind Power Operator – Infigen – for $20m Damages Caused by Devastating Wind Farm Fire

On 17 January 2017, wind farm operator Infigen sparked a blaze that ripped across the southern Tablelands of NSW and destroyed 3,400 hectares (8,400 acres), hundreds of sheep and cattle, sheds and at least one home. STT first reported on it on 25 January: Wind Power Setting the World on Fire: Infigen Sparks Devastating NSW Bushfire […]