Taxpayer Subsidies For Rooftop Solar Designed to Allow The Rich to Rob The Poor

Renewable energy rent-seekers come in all shapes and sizes, from mega windfarm outfits to well-to-do middle-class households. And in either instance, it pays never to stand between them and a bucket of someone else’s money. Any threat to the subsidy stream is met with howls about their ‘right’ to benefit from other people’s labours. You […]

RE Reckoning: Solar Powered Households Forced to Pay For The Grid Chaos They Cause

Australia’s obscenely generous subsidies and Feed-in-Tariffs for domestic solar resulted in millions of households blanketed in panels. The consequences for the power grid have been diabolical; its management is now a daily nightmare. Western Australia’s fixation with heavily subsidised solar power is threatening to destroy its once wholly reliable electricity grid, thanks to its sporadic and […]

Solar Stupidity: Subsidy Bonanza Delivers Mass Rooftop Solar Rollout & Grid Chaos

Heavily subsidised rooftop solar is an enormous middle-class welfare scheme, the consequence of a political class wedded to vacuous virtue signalling. At the theoretical level – when the sun is up and the sky is cloud free – solar panels are generating electricity around 6.5 hours a day (on average). During their most virtuous cycle, […]