How Political Lunacy Sabotaged Australia’s Once Reliable & Affordable Power Suply

If what Australia’s political brains trust has done to its once reliable and affordable power supply had been done by external agents, it would have been branded an act of terrorism. The so-called ‘wind power capital’ of Australia, South Australia has become an international laughing stock: statewide blackouts, routine load shedding and rocketing power prices […]

Power Costs Crippling Business: Australia’s Renewable Target is an Economic Suicide Pact

In much the same way that a multiple truck and car pileup on a freeway draws a growing throng of gawping onlookers, Australia’s energy debacle is attracting a whole new class of journalist to the mounting carnage. The latest to join them is the dour and humourless Paul Kelly. Kelly, Editor-at-Large for The Australian has […]

Retailers’ Call for ‘Emissions Intensity Scheme’ Signals End for Australia’s Renewable Energy Target

Willing to be accused of stating the bleeding obvious, electricity retailers aren’t in the business of not selling power; they’re in the business of selling power, at a profitable margin, to as many customers as possible. Power retailers in Australia have just come to the horrifying realisation that, with rocketing power prices and an increasingly […]

Mounting Voter Fury Forces Canadian Renewables Retreat: Subsidies Slashed by $3.8bn

The politics of energy suddenly got real. The fantasy of attempting to run economies on sunshine and breezes has been revealed for just that. Germany’s headlong rush into renewables is in tatters, to keep the lights on and business ticking along, it’s been forced to build new coal-fired power plants and reinstate previously mothballed plant. […]

Economic Carnage: SA’s Rocketing Power Prices Crippling Miners, Bakers & Brewers Alike

*** With the exception of the wind industry, South Australia’s hapless Labor government will never be accused of economic favouritism: it treats all of its business owners with utter contempt. Rocketing power prices, routine load shedding and blackouts affect miners, bakers and brewers, alike. BHP Billiton warns for crisis in power market The Australian Matt […]

Renewables Revolt: Australians Refuse to Pay One Cent More for Wind & Solar

Among the mantras that feature in wind industry propaganda is the line about Australians being all in favour of renewable energy. That may well be. However, the wind cult are having a hard time convincing the thousands of South Australians who are often left sitting freezing or boiling in the dark – whenever wind power […]

Chaotic & Costly: Subsidised Wind Power Killing South Australian Business

BHP being battered by SA’s wind power obsession. *** As an economy, South Australia is so far under water it’s drowning, not waving. Battered by an erratic power supply and prices which have doubled in the last 12 months, South Australia’s few remaining industrial businesses are besides themselves. Power policies a threat to nation: business […]