Making Money From Power: How Virtue Signalling Corporations Profit From Unreliable Wind & Solar

Ignore the voluble pomposity and faux moral piety, the sole motivation driving the all wind & solar crowd is money. Lots and lots of other people’s money. And forget about saving the planet, this is about making a group of cynical, conniving and audacious rent-seekers fabulously, indeed filthy, rich. In what is the greatest, state-sanctioned […]

Suicide Watch: Morrison Government’s Latest Energy Policy A Guaranteed Economy Wrecker

  The Federal government’s policy of continuing to subsidise hopelessly unreliable wind and solar has driven power prices through the roof and businesses out the door. At a time when every industry and business is looking for some sign of sense and reason from policymakers, instead of delivering a raft of policies that just might […]

Politicians & Business Finally Waking Up to the Massive Costs of the LRET

**** In this post we highlighted the political distinction between the small scale renewable energy scheme (SRES) – which doles out subsidies for rooftop solar – and the Large-Scale RET (LRET) – upon which the debacle that is the wind industry depends. While Greg Hunt and Ian “Macca” Macfarlane have been running around talking up […]

Wind Industry Built on the Graves of 6,000 Australian Manufacturing Workers

As the RET Review Panel sharpens their axes, Members of the Coalition are making it known that the mandatory Renewable Energy Target simply has to go. Here’s what appeared on the front page of The Australian today. ‘Jobs risk’ in clean energy targets The Australian Adam Creighton 16 June 2014 THOUSANDS of jobs across Australia […]

Queensland says: Time to Scrap the Renewable Energy Target

**** The RET Review Panel’s interim report is expected within the next few weeks and we hear there is no joy in it for the wind industry and its parasites. The big end of town have made some walloping submissions – all targeting the mandatory RET as the costly and ineffective market distortion that it […]

Call to Scrap RET goes from Whisper to Roar: BCA joins the queue

Renewable energy target distorting market: BCA The Australian Annabel Hepworth 14 February 2014 THE nation’s peak business group has warned that the controversial renewable energy target — already blamed for distorting the $11 billion National Electricity Market — could become more expensive when the carbon tax is repealed. In a submission obtained by The Australian, […]

Game Over

Hands up STT readers, who’s game to lend money to Infigen, Pac Hydro or Union Fenosa? Ready to send your hard earned coin to Infigen – the crowd that backed up a $55 million loss in the year ended 30 June 2012 with an $80 million loss in the last financial year? Our favourite whipping […]

Don’t Panic, Don’t Panic!!

They’re panicking. The greentard bloggers are in a solid state of denial at the minute. One of them – The Climate Speculator is exhorting its stricken band of followers: “don’t panic, don’t panic”. When Jonesy used the same line – it almost always meant there was every reason to panic. The Climate Speculator is arguing […]