‘Greens’ Gamble on Your Future; while PM Stops CEFC from Laying Wind Power Bets

**** A little while back, that great philosopher, Kenny Rogers spelt out the rules for Gamblers in clear and simple terms: You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away and know when to run. You never count your money when you’re sittin’ at the table. […]

The Obscene, Hidden Costs of Wind Power

**** True costs of wind electricity Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan 12 May 2015 Climate Etc.  Wind turbines have become a familiar sight in many countries as a favorite CAGW mitigation means. Since at least 2010, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) has been assuring NGOs and the public that wind would be cost competitive […]

Tony Abbott Gets the Heads-Up on Disappointing Dan Tehan’s Pro-Wind Industry Push

**** Labor-in-Liberal clothing Federal MP, Dan Tehan manged to stir up a veritable hornet’s nest in his western Victorian electorate by appearing on the Ministry’s of Truth’s 7.30 Report and putting in a performance that would have done wind industry spruikers, the Clean Energy Council proud (see our post here). Dan’s dismal efforts to protect […]

Bulgarian Blow-Up – Thousands in Power Price Protests see PM Lose Scalp & Wind Power Subsidies Slashed

  Depriving ordinary people of something long considered a basic necessity of life, is one sure fire way to get their backs up. When that ‘necessity’ is something that people have rightly come to assume will always be available to them, at an affordable price, and the price suddenly escalates without reasonable explanation, confusion tends […]

Australian Wind Industry Hits the Wall: Claiming “Uncertainty” the Big KILLER

**** Clean energy spending plunges on RET uncertainty The Australian Sarah-Jane Tasker 13 January 2015 NEW clean energy investment in Australia has dropped to its lowest level since 2009, falling 35 per cent to $4.6 billion, driven by un­certainty over the renewable energy target. A severe downturn in large-scale asset financing helped push the figure […]

Coalition LRET Deal Rejected: Labor Determined to Kill Jobs in Australian Mining, Manufacturing & Industry

**** Renewable energy target deal key to ‘saving jobs’ The Australian Sid Maher & Andrew White 23 October 2014 Labor caught between workers, Greens ahead of talks with coalition THE controversial renewable energy target faces cuts to save jobs in energy-intensive industries, under a Coalition plan to break the political impasse over the scheme, but […]

Wind Power Sending Power Prices Through the Roof

The wind industry in Australia is still reeling at the RET Review Panel’s recommendation to prevent any more wind farms being built by closing off the ability of “new entrants” to participate in the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) (see our post here). In response, the wind industry and its parasites have been frantically trying […]