Chaotic Wind & Solar Power: A Pair of Guaranteed Grid Wreckers

There’s no place on the planet where wind and solar power perform anything like the overblown rhetoric that surrounds them. [Note to Ed: has it got something to do with the weather and the Earth’s rotation?] As wind and solar power capacity increases it becomes harder for RE zealots to hide the cruel and unassailable […]

State of Delusion: Push to Kill-Off Arizona’s Nuclear Plant & Go 50% Wind & Solar

  Believing that wind and solar can power your economy means sacrificing our good friends, logic and reason. It also demands ignorance of the most basic of facts: eg, sunset and calm weather. The inevitable consequence of those daily occurrences on wind and solar power generation ought to be apparent to all but those suffering […]

Coal-Hard Facts: Australia’s Energy Minister Gripped by Renewables Delusion

  Where General Sir John Monash built Victoria’s electricity system, Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg is determined to destroy it. When the aptly named Monash Forum (a group of 30 Liberal and National MPs) formed a few months ago, all hell broke loose in Canberra. Armed with common sense and compassion, this group is out to […]

Chaos Reigns Supreme: Erratic Wind and Solar Destroy Australia’s Once Reliable Power Grid

  The natural result of plugging into wind and solar power is absolute chaos. It’s like inviting the Hells Angels to your daughter’s 21st birthday party and not expecting mayhem. Those that kid themselves otherwise, fall into roughly 2 camps: dreamy, eco-zealots, happy to ignore everything the real world throws at them (especially facts antithetical […]

No ‘Comparison’ Between Part-time Wind Power & Full-time Fossil Fuel

Renewables rent seekers keep telling us how cheap wind and solar are, compared to those ‘evil’ fossil fuels, coal and gas. But ‘price’ and ‘value’ are not the same animals. What we pay for something, and what it’s worth depends entirely upon what we get. And, in relation to the consumption of electricity, whether or […]

Reliable Power Play: Monash Forum Australia’s Last Best Hope for Sensible Energy Policy

  Australia’s mainstream media occupy a fact and consequence free zone, where the sun always shines and the wind always blows. How else can their cult-like veneration of wind and solar power be explained? With a growing group of National and Liberal MPs joining the Monash Forum, and dictating the terms about Australia’s energy future, […]

Battlelines Drawn: Monash Forum Pushes for Reliable & Affordable Coal-Fired Future

  A mere trickle of opposition to subsidised wind and solar power has just turned into a flood of biblical proportions. A group of National and Liberal MPs have declared war on renewable subsidies. Calling in aid the legacy of Australia’s greatest Soldier, Sir John Monash, the Monash Forum has gathered 30 Federal MPs to […]