Australia’s Power Policy FAIL: Runaway Renewable Energy Target Destroying Business, Industry & Jobs

*** In the, ‘it seemed like a good idea at the time’ category, Australia’s Renewable Energy Target has turned toxic. Costly and pointless at the same time, the massive subsidies directed to wind and solar power have not only destroyed once affordable and reliable power supplies, they are inevitably destroying not just otherwise viable businesses, […]

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target Already Costing $3 billion a Year, with Much Worse to Come

*** With fear, loathing and recriminations playing out in Canberra about South Australia’s electricity debacle and the skyrocketing power prices mass blackouts and routine load shedding its obsession with wind power has delivered, Sabine Schnittger and Brian Fisher of BAEconomics have thrown the spotlight back on the Federal government’s family, job, growth and business killer: […]

Why the ‘Transition’ to Wind & Solar is Nothing More than a Cruel Marketing Myth

*** The propaganda wings of the wind and solar industry have a lot to answer for, not least repeated and violent abuses of the English language. We are repeatedly beguiled by tales about our ‘transition’ to an all renewable future; and about how wind power is ‘free’ and getting cheaper all the time. However, the […]

Turnbull’s Reliable Power Play: Australian PM Pushes Coal-Fired Future

*** Patrician and aloof, Malcolm Turnbull is grappling with an energy debacle, that took root in South Australia (aka ‘Australia’s wind power capital’) and, as a result of the Federal Large-Scale RET, threatens to burst the borders and destroy the entire Eastern Grid. Incidentally, geographically the single largest interconnected electricity grid on the planet. STT […]

Economic Disaster Looms: The £300 Billion Cost of Britain’s Wind Power Debacle

*** Britain set itself on the path to wind powered penury a decade ago and sealed its fate with its Climate Change Act in 2008. As anyone with a modicum of common sense could have predicted, the result has been a social and economic disaster, the costs of which can only escalate from here. In […]

Alan Jones Slams Subsidised Wind Power & Dr Mariana Alves Pereira Slams Wind Industry’s ‘Nocebo’ Nonsense

STT champion, Alan Jones is absolutely on fire.  Before kicking off an utterly brilliant interview with Dr Mariana Alves-Pereira, Alan rips into the Liberal Coalition’s Energy and Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg. Frydenberg is juggling a politically poisoned chalice, overflowing with the voter backlash that’s brewing in South Australia – due to its wind powered pricing and […]

Australia’s Federal RET Blown Away by South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster

Renewable strategy blowing in the spin The Australian Graham Lloyd 6 October 2016 The nation’s renewable energy strategy has officially blown a fuse. Everything is back on the table after an interim report found last week’s storm-induced statewide blackout in South Australia was the result of a dramatic, sudden loss of wind power generation. The […]