Senate Recommendations Spell ‘DOOM’ for the Australian Wind Industry

**** The wind industry in Australia, already belted, battered and bruised, has just been delivered what STT considers the fatal blow. On Friday just gone, the front page of The Australian carried the headline “Call to curb wind subsidies” in an “exclusive” penned by STT Champion, Graham Lloyd – the full report appeared on page […]

Wind Power Fraud Finally Exposed: Senator John Madigan Details LRET’s Astronomical 45 Billion Dollar Cost to Power Consumers

When the Chinese make the suggestion “may you live in interesting times” they don’t mean you well – it’s more of a veiled warning about the perils of what’s lurking over the horizon – and some even characterise it as a curse. Well, it seems that the wind industry is living in VERY interesting times. […]

STT Champions in Coalition Ranks – Craig Kelly & Keith Pitt – Turn on $46 Billion LRET Debacle

 **** A week or so back, Tony Abbott’s Coalition struck a deal with Labor involving a $46 billion electricity tax aimed at salvaging what’s left of Australia’s wind industry (see our post here). The ‘deal’ – which has passed the House of Reps – and is on its way to the Senate – is seen […]

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 […]

Tony Abbott, Joe Hockey & Mathias Cormann: Natural Born RET Killers

**** Tony Abbott has made no secret of his eagerness to do away with the most colossal corporate welfare scheme in the history of the Commonwealth (see our posts here and here and here). And his Treasurer, Joe Hockey has pinned his colours to the mast as someone who can’t stand wind farms – and […]

Australia’s Miners say: “Tony, it’s Time for the Great Big Toxic REC Tax to GO”

**** As the RET Review Panel get ready to help axe the mandatory Renewable Energy Target, Australia’s miners have united to brand the RET a guaranteed “job killer” and just “plain crazy”. The miners quite rightly identify the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) issued under that policy as an enormous and unnecessary cost burden to households […]

Joe Hockey keen to scrap Infigen’s “utterly offensive” Lake George Wind Farm

**** In our last post we covered the Alan Jone’s interview with Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey that’s sent the wind industry and its parasites into a tailspin. Apart from the fact that Joe detests the very sight of these things, the Treasurer made it abundantly clear that when the Coalition talks about ending the “age […]