Ian Plimer: How Australia’s Renewables Obsession Destroyed its Reliable & Cheap Power Supply

Australia’s suicidal renewable energy policies have all but destroyed what was once an energy superpower. Rocketing power prices and a grid on the brink of collapse are the consequence of an obsessive desire to run an entire country on sunshine and breezes. Lunacy doesn’t cover it. How we got there and what it means to […]

America’s Wind Industry Doomed as Republicans Back Cheap, Reliable Coal & Nuclear

  As a first world energy source, there’s only one problem with wind power: and that would be the W-I-N-D. The United States of America didn’t become the richest and most powerful Nation on earth running on sunshine and breezes. To become the industrial juggernaut and technological master that it is, Americans burnt mountains of […]

Rocketing Power Prices & Chaotic Supply Send Australian Businesses Packing to Pennsylvania USA

Every viable business depends upon a reliable and affordable electricity supply. In Australia, thanks to its suicidal renewable energy policies, that essential combination is now a relic of history. The chaos and staggering cost of intermittent wind and solar power has sent power prices through the roof and left its grid on the brink of […]

Nuclear Retreat Leaves Wind ‘Powered’ Germany’s Power Grid on the Brink of Collapse

Act in haste, repent at your leisure. Germany’s rush to wind and solar, while shutting down what was one of Europe’s largest and most reliable nuclear power generation fleets will go down as one of the greatest economic and environmental disasters of all time. Spooked by an incident at a nuclear reactor at Fukushima, resulting […]

Want Statewide Power Blackouts? Then Plug In To Weather-Dependant Wind & Solar

  For a bit over 20 years, we’ve been berated with warnings that the climate is changing so rapidly, that ‘fixing’ it is a matter of the most pressing urgency. Notwithstanding that, for nearly 20 years, global temperatures have stubbornly refused to budge, such that there are plenty of climate alarmists not game to bet […]

Guilty: Subsidised Wind & Solar Drive Australia’s Rocketing Retail Power Prices

Among the dwindling band of deluded wind and sun worshippers, no two words are more prone to send them into apoplexy than ‘South Australia’. Held up as the example of how to run an economy on sunshine and breezes (sprinkled with a liberal dose of pixie dust and batteries that cost $150 million to power […]

Turnbull’s Trilemma: PM’s Power to Rise (or Fall) with National Energy Guarantee

The reason that Australian governments give for policies set to squander $60 billion in subsidies on wind and solar power is a three-way mission to deliver (1) reliable, (2) affordable and (3) low-CO2-emissions electricity. After the debacle that’s played out in Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia, the odds of that trifecta ever becoming a […]