Dirty Diesel the Real ‘Solution’ to South Australia’s Renewable Energy Disaster

  But for pride, arrogance and hubris SA’s vapid Premier, Jay Weatherill could have kept South Australia chugging away cheaply on coal-fired power for a paltry $30 million; the amount that Alinta wanted to keep its 520 MW Port Augusta power plant running for another five years or so. In a fit of petulance, Weatherill […]

Counting the Cost of Subsidised Wind Power: Some Basic Facts

The generation that have come to worship wind and solar power operate in a fact and consequence free zone, where logic and reason were bound and gagged from the beginning. Their finest trait is their ability to shift the narrative, when troublesome facts – like blackouts caused by wind power output collapses and rocketing power […]

American Lunatics Destroying Australia’s Power Supply: AEMO Head, Audrey Zibelman Pushes RET Suicide Pact

Our overseas followers must regard Australia with complete bewilderment. Here’s a Country renowned for being among the world’s largest coal, gas and uranium exporters and, yet, it is in the midst of a self-inflicted power pricing and supply calamity. Throwing $60 billion in subsidies at intermittent wind and solar power has all but destroyed the […]

Wind Power Fantasy: 100% Renewable Claims a Mixture of Magic & Pixie Dust

The Magic Pudding’s ability to return to his original form – no matter how many times he was eaten – is the stuff of delicious fantasy. Those pretending that whole economies can run on sunshine and breezes operate under similar economic parameters: summoning up beneficial breezes, when and where needed; conjuring up mythical mega-batteries; and […]

Unreliable Subsidised Wind & Solar – Destroyers of Worlds – Have Become Economic Death

Market fails to cope with the rise of the unreliables The Australian David Uren 14 September 2017 Creeping nationalisation to fix policy blunders would make Lenin smile In the former Soviet Union, electricity-generating plants were built with the architectural grandeur of cathedrals, some with stained glass windows. The leader of the Russian Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, […]

Killing Australia’s Renewable Energy Target an Essential Economic Reboot

Combining climate with energy in a single policy setting is like combining a running child with super-sharp scissors: an unhealthy mix, prone to disaster. The concept of cutting CO2 emissions from a system which is built (and continues to rely) on coal-fired power generation, has the necessary and inevitable result of killing that system. Wind […]

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 […]