Government Surrenders: PM Hoists White Flag on Australia’s Self-inflicted Renewable Energy Crisis

  With Labor threatening a 50% RET and a giant carbon tax, Australian industry is ready to pack up stumps and leave. But, instead of fighting for those industries, businesses and the jobs they create, the Liberal/National Coalition has thrown in the towel. STT had high hopes for the Energy Minister, Angus Taylor when he […]

Hypocrites Playground: Australian Renewable Energy Policy Driven By Virtue Signalling Halfwits

Reading this in Australia? Then you’re doing so, thanks to coal. You might be doing so thanks to nuclear power, if only the dimwits that profess to run this country hadn’t banned it. On any given day, between 70 and 80% of what flows through Australia’s Eastern Grid comes from coal-fired power plants. Of course, […]

Minnesota Madness: Big Freeze Exposes Wind & Solar’s Deadly Flaw – Hopeless Intermittency

Power consumers pinning their hopes on the weather, inevitably learn to expect mixed results. 200,000 Victorian businesses and households learnt the hard way, as a sudden wind power output collapse left them sweltering during a summer heatwave. At the other end of the temperature spectrum, the risk of being powerless is even more serious. The […]

Fantastic Nonsense: Claims About All Wind & Solar Powered Future Completely Implausible

It takes a special brand of delusion to believe that we’ll all soon be powered entirely by sunshine and breezes. These days, those peddling that myth are guaranteed to be in on the greatest government-backed rort in history. Fantastic stories continue to appear about our imminent transition to a world that runs entirely on 100% […]

America Unleashed: Growing Rural Anger Sees More US States Ban New Wind Power Projects

Callously wrecking rural communities, it’s no wonder that big wind is struggling in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. While a few utterly deluded Democrats are keen to take Americans down the rabbit hole, with claims that an all wind and sun powered future is just a heartbeat away (for […]

Wrecking Ball: Labor’s 50% RET Guarantees Wholesale Economic Destruction

  Anyone wanting to understand what a 50% RET can do to an economy, look no further than South Australia. Once upon a time, thanks to cheap and reliable coal-fired power, it was a manufacturing heartland. In the 1970s, Adelaide was home to 2 (General Motors Holden and Chrysler – taken over by Mitsubishi in […]

Labor’s Renewables Insanity Hits New High With Bill Shorten’s Million Battery Brain Fart

  Despite the hype from RE zealots, the chaotic and occasional delivery of wind and solar won’t be cured with batteries, large or small. Sure, at a technical level, it is possible to store large volumes of electricity for a period, such that it might be released when power consumers need it. However, were such […]