Renewables Revolt: Australians Refuse to Pay One Cent More for Wind & Solar

Among the mantras that feature in wind industry propaganda is the line about Australians being all in favour of renewable energy. That may well be. However, the wind cult are having a hard time convincing the thousands of South Australians who are often left sitting freezing or boiling in the dark – whenever wind power […]

Criminal Cost of Wind Power Hits Home: Australian Power Bills Soar

Energy bills soar in shift from coal power stations The Australian Kylar Loussikian 4 January 2017 Electricity companies have begun hiking consumer prices around the country, blaming the closure of coal-fired generators and the increased cost of renewable energy for higher-than-predicted increases of more than $130 this year. EnergyAustralia and AGL have increased electricity tariffs […]

Economic Train Wreck: Wind Power Obsession Triples Power Prices in South Australia

For the best part of 15 years, South Australia’s hapless Labor government has been pushing wind power like there was no tomorrow. Within a short space of time, South Australia earned the tag ‘Australia’s wind power capital’. The wind industry, its parasites and spruikers have been crowing about South Australia’s wind power credentials for a […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels, Not Wind Power & Wishes

**** Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels Project Syndicate Bjørn Lomborg 22 January 2016 SANTIAGO – Africa is the world’s most “renewable” continent when it comes to energy. In the rich world, renewables account for less than a tenth of total energy supplies. The 900 million people of Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) get 80% of their […]

Ontario’s Wind Powered Energy Poverty

**** Around the globe, the true cost of the great wind power fraud is catching up with a vengeance. The phrase “energy poverty” is now synonymous with the insane (and utterly pointless) costs of subsidising the ‘production’ of electricity, using a wholly weather dependent ‘system’, that has to have 100% of its capacity, backed up […]

Exposure of UK’s Wind Power’s Crippling Costs sees Britain’s “Greenblob” Turn to Doublethink & Doublespeak

**** Britain’s energy policy is a debacle. It’s been driven by Marxist zealots of the hard-‘green’-left – branded the “Greenblob” by the reasonable and honest folks in politics, like Owen Paterson (see our post here). The Greenblob have set Britain up for an inevitable economic disaster, by wedding its increasingly bleak future to insanely expensive, […]

Wind Power’s True & Hidden Costs: A Dirty Big Secret

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret National Review Online Rupert Darwall 23 September 2014 Renewable energy has become a potent rallying cry uniting Hollywood and the Beltway. “We can move our economy town by town, state by state to renewable energy and a sustainable future,” Leonardo DiCaprio says in his eight-minute climate movie Carbon, released in August. […]

Martians in charge of UK Energy Policy

With spiralling power costs crippling business and punishing families due to its ludicrous renewables policy, the Brits might fairly ask: “have our leaders been taken over by Martians?” Well, frankly, yes. The Tories have abdicated their responsibility for energy policy to the hard-green-left of the Liberal-Democrats – who can’t transfer £billions in taxpayer and power consumer […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Cost of Renewables Hit Poorest the Hardest

Bjørn Lomborg has become one of the most high profile critics of insanely expensive and utterly pointless renewable energy policies across the globe (see our posts here and here). Bjørn’s back – and this time he adds the impact that our ludicrous Renewable Energy Target has had – and will have – on power prices and […]

Nick Xenophon slams “reckless” CERES Project as an “economic kick in the guts” for SA

**** SA’s favourite Greek, Senator Nick Xenophon has teamed up with Frontier Economics’ Danny Price to absolutely hammer the ludicrous plan to spear 197 giant fans into SA’s agricultural Heartland on Yorke Peninsula. While we noted yesterday that the chances that the Ceres project will ever be built are slimmer than a German supermodel – […]