Australian Senate’s Recommendations to Curb the Wind Industry – Driven by Common Sense & Compassion

**** After almost 6 months, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud has delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with facts, clarity, […]

Dr Malcolm Swinbanks tells Senate: ‘NASA’s 1980s Research on Health Effects from Wind Farm Noise More Relevant Than Ever’

**** The Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud has heard evidence and received submissions from some of the best in the acoustics and health business: Dr Malcolm Swinbanks, among them. Here’s what he had to say. Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines – 23 June 2015 SWINBANKS, Dr Malcolm Alexander, Private capacity CHAIR […]

Alan Moran: on the Insane & Pointless Cost of Wind Power

 **** Green energy generates big costs for little gain Alan Moran Australian Financial Review 21 June 2015 Reports of the death of coal are greatly exaggerated. For green power is still very costly and uncompetitive, and likely to remain so despite all the subsidies. In this newspaper last week Richard Denniss opined that there was […]

Wind Farm Senate Inquiry Fallout Continues

**** When the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off in Portland, Victoria on 30 March, STT predicted that the wind industry was headed for a world of pain, misery and woe (see our post here). Well, not to say we told you so, but things are going from disastrous to catastrophic. […]

NSW Senator – David Leyonhjelm – Hammers the “Smug Untouchability” of the wind industry

**** David Leyonhjelm is the Liberal Democratic Party Senator for New South Wales. David’s insights into the great wind power fraud have graced STT’s pages on a number of occasions (see our posts here and here and here). David is one of the 8 cross-benchers who effectively control Australia’s Federal Parliament, whenever the Green/Labor Alliance […]

Thai Turbine-Terrorist, RATCH Scores Monumental “Own Goal” during Senate’s Wind Farm Inquiry

**** The Australian Senate’s Inquiry into the great wind power fraud resumed on 18 May in Cairns, Far North Queensland. One of the main topics for the day was the arrogant and high-handed misconduct of RATCH; and its efforts to ride roughshod over the rights of communities on the Atherton Tablelands – surrounding its threatened […]

Wind Industry’s CO2 Abatement Claims Smashed by Top Physics Professor – Dr Joseph Wheatley

**** The mandatory RET has seen the cost of around $9 billion worth of Renewable Energy Certificates added to retail power prices and recovered from all Australian power consumers. Under the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target, a further $45 to $55 billion will be transferred from power consumers to wind power outfits via the REC Tax/Subsidy […]