Pumped Hydro Pipe-Dreams: Why Using Wind Power to Pump Water Uphill is Economic Nonsense

Australia’s obsession with wind and solar is literally destroying its economic future. Instead of clambering out of the hole, Malcolm Turnbull and Josh Frydenberg just keep on digging. The patrician and aloof Malcolm Turnbull has become a political parody. At a time when a Prime Minister ought to be outraged at the wholesale destruction of businesses and […]

Subsidised Wind Power: An International Crime Against Common Sense

  Two necessary ingredients of the great wind power fraud are a gullible public and a troupe of pliant politicians. A decade from now – as these things either self-destruct, collapse or quietly rust into oblivion – the MPs that enabled the greatest economic and environmental fraud in history, will not be thanked. Nor will […]

Mission Possible: Runaway Renewable Energy Policy = Australia’s Economic Suicide Pact

It’s possible to turn an energy superpower into an economic disaster: Australia did it in less than a decade. Its energy policy was hijacked by eco-zealots and handed to wind and solar rent-seekers, on a platter. A combination of witless and corrupt politicians meant that the mission was accomplished with the sort of split-second timing […]

Liberal MPs Demand End to Australia’s Economy-Wrecking, Hidden $60bn Federal Power Tax

Already suffering the world’s highest power prices, Australian power consumers have watched prices jump by anything up to 28% in 12 months. The greatest increases occurred, funnily enough, in the all-renewable obsessed Australia Capital Territory, home to the Australian Federal Parliament in Canberra. The ACT entered power purchase agreements to buy wind power generated (occasionally) […]

Poorest Families Left Powerless: Britain Squanders £100 Billion on Renewable Energy

Subsidised wind and solar guarantee rocketing power prices, leaving plenty of pensioners and the poor powerless. You know you’re dealing with an ideologue when your antagonist couldn’t care less about the vulnerable and impoverished that drift along at the very edge of society. Justifying someone else’s suffering takes nerve, but it can be done (at […]

State Sanctioned Theft: Australia’s Renewable Energy Subsidies a $60bn Wealth Transfer

Selling electricity is a complex caper, permitting a sharp and mercenary few to make out like bandits, at the expense of the gullible many. In Australia, the power market was hijacked around 20 years ago, with the creation of the National Electricity Market. Then the game changed entirely, as chaotic wind and solar were added […]

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 […]