Subsidised Wind & Solar Driving Out-of-Control Power Prices: Business Hit With 24% Hike

Australia’s energy policy has been hijacked by lunatics, whose persistent ignorance has left it with out-of-control power prices and a grid all set to collapse. Pinning your energy needs to the weather was never going to pan out all that well. Of the Australian states, South Australia set the benchmark for virtue signalling stupidity; establishing […]

Power Crisis Panic: Australia’s Energy Regulator Warns More Renewables Means More Blackouts

  ‘Panic’ and ‘delusion’ sum up the results of Australia’s self-inflicted renewable energy disaster. Panic at the threat posed by the occasional and chaotic delivery of wind and solar power to the grid; a threat already realised in Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia, which suffers the highest power prices in the world and is […]

The unpacking of the wind industry death warrant

**** Recently the Climate Speculator ran a story with the title, The report that could kill wind power penned by Dr Jenny Riesz. A catchy title, so we thought it warranted further investigation The ‘report’ was the  Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) report Integrating Renewable Energy – Wind Integration studies, which is a rather lengthy (121 pages) piece […]

Energy Policy Institute of Australia: no “ifs”, no “buts” – the RET must go NOW

With the RET review about to kick off shortly, anyone that’s anyone is lining up to make sure the most ridiculous energy policy ever cooked up and endorsed by an Australian Coalition government gets the axe. The Energy Policy Institute of Australia has just joined the queue – and for very good reason.  We’ll let […]

Wind Power: the “Joke” that just isn’t funny anymore

**** South-Eastern Australia enjoyed a few typically warm summers days last week and the weather pattern saw wind power output collapse – as it does more than 100 times every year.  In our post yesterday we covered the resulting spike in wholesale power prices and “load-shedding” that saw small business owners in Victoria’s coastal tourist […]

Yer feel me, Holmes?

Yo! Was sup, Holmes? We ain’t mad but the more we look, the more troubled we is. We know the Media Watch episode on the Cumming report in The Australian is now last year’s news. And yes, we know we said we would move on. But we can’t. There’s more to say, cuz. A lot […]