Why Governments Refuse to Admit the True & Staggering Cost of Subsidised Wind & Solar

If the true and staggering cost of subsidised wind and solar power were public knowledge, there would be public outrage. For more than a decade the wind industry and its political enablers have trotted out mythical figures, all based on fanciful modelling, claiming that the total cost of renewable power to consumers is less than […]

Ian Plimer: The Climate Change Delusion and The Great Electricity Ripoff

Ian Plimer is an Australian geologist, professor emeritus of earth sciences at the University of Melbourne, professor of mining geology at the University of Adelaide, and the director of multiple mineral exploration and mining companies. He has published numerous scientific papers, 7 books and is one of the co-editors of Encyclopedia of Geology. Ian also […]

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target Delivers Highest Power Prices in the World

STT has been battling this for years. We have attempted to throw every sound and reasoned argument against subsidised wind power, but the single most damaging feature of attempting to rely on the weather for power is the obscene cost. In short, the headline grabber is always, and everywhere, retail power prices. No amount of […]

Government Mandated Theft: The Great Scottish Wind Power Racket Unwrapped

Dr John Constable is Director of the Renewable Energy Foundation. Matt Ridley is a journalist and author. In this well-crafted piece they pair up to unwrap the greatest State sponsored fraud in history; this time as it’s playing out in Scotland. The Scottish wind-power racket CAPX John Constable and Matt Ridley 10 August 2017 Imagine […]

Renewables Rent-Seekers Panic as Wind Power Operators Forced to Pay Back-Up Costs

If there is one thing that renewables-rent-seekers dread more than calm and cloudy weather, it has to be uncertainty. Always keen to preach about how cheap wind power has become, but always reticent to release their grip on the subsidy teat, the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers are now in a flat panic after […]

If Wind Power Really is Cheap, Why Not Slash the Massive Subsidies?

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UK Government Conceals Staggering Cost of Wind Power Subsidies

As STT keeps pointing out, it is the staggering cost of subsidising intermittent and unreliable wind power (for which there is no market in the absence of Soviet era mandates) that ultimately destroys the wind industry. Quite apparently aware of that fact, the UK government has sought to keep the lid on the figures which […]