Reaping the Whirlwind: Insane Cost of Renewables Destroying Jobs & Australia’s Economic Prosperity

Australia’s power pricing and supply calamity has a single, proximate cause: massively subsidised, intermittent, unreliable wind and solar power. The relationship is obvious to all but the deliberately obtuse and the rent-seekers that profit from it. Another obvious relationship is how Australia’s enviable wealth and economic prosperity depended upon reliable and affordable power supplies. Now […]

Lunatics Paradise: Australia’s Renewables Fiasco Like Living in a Madhouse

Australia’s impoverished power consumers looking to their political leaders for solutions and/or respite can expect no relief. A collective form of insanity – let’s call it the madness of herds – has overcome both sides of politics in Australia. The Liberal/National Coalition is headed by a pair of wind worshipping lunatics, Malcolm Turnbull and his […]

Addicted to Other People’s Money: Wind Industry Howls Whenever Its Massive Subsidy Stream Threatened

  Way back in 1984, wind cultist Christopher Flavin’s told us that “in a few years’ time wind energy will not need to be subsidised.” 34 years on, the subsidies just keep on flowing and, without those subsidies, the so called wind ‘industry’ would disappear like a snowflake in summer. No matter where they ply […]

Wind Industry Salvage Mission: Turnbull Government Set to Squander $10 billion on Snowy 2.0 Pumped Hydro Boondoggle

  The patrician and aloof Malcolm Turnbull continues as a parody of a PM. At a point when most political leaders would be reacting to the wholesale destruction of businesses and whole industries (along with tens of thousands of meaningful jobs) caused by spiralling power costs, Turnbull literally headed for the hills to pump his […]

Australia’s Renewable Energy Disaster Sending Industries Offshore & Killing Thousands of Jobs

Australia’s industry leaders are screaming blue murder: power costs have doubled in less than three years and are set to do the same again. How they got that way is no mystery to STT followers: Guilty: Subsidised Wind & Solar Drive Australia’s Rocketing Retail Power Prices In fact, the culprits are so easy to identify […]

Australia’s Power Crisis Generated by a Conspiracy of Incompetents

To destroy the cheapest and most reliable power supplies in the world in less than 20 years takes effort, but it can be done. Take South Australia, Australia’s so-called wind power capital as the prime example. Despite its Premier’s recent (nonsensical) claims about SA power prices plummeting, they are still the highest retail power prices […]

‘Green’ Premiers Red-Faced: Wind Power Fiasco Ends in Dirty Diesel Debacle

  Australia’s ludicrous attempt to run on sunshine and breezes sometimes reads like the farcical plot of an episode of Blackadder or Fawlty Towers. In a ‘you couldn’t make this up if you tried’ moment, Australia’s ‘greenest’ States, Victoria and South Australia (which has been forced to wear its mantle as ‘Australia’s wind power capital’, […]