Queensland Labor Lunacy: Premier Vows to Follow South Australia Back to the Dark Ages

*** It was Albert Einstein that forecast the Australian approach to energy policy when he defined insanity as: “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Queensland’s capital, Brisbane is barely 1,600 km and 2 hours, 20 minutes flying time from Adelaide, but it appears that the news from South Australia […]

Wind Industry Still Wailing About ‘Uncertainty’ as Australian Retailers Continue to Reject Wind Power ‘Deals’

[Could it be something about the ‘product’, maybe?] Back in February this year, STT covered the unassailable fact that Australia’s Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) – then set at a colossal 41,000 GWh – was completely unsustainable on every level – economic, political and social: LRET “Stealth Tax” to Cost Australian Power Punters $30 BILLION […]

Energy Market Gorillas Beat Up on the Wind Power Monkeys

**** The opportunity to make submissions to the RET Review Panel ended last Friday. The Panel’s mailbox has been stuffed with cracking submissions from Australia’s leading energy market economists, business groups and, more importantly, the really BIG players in Australia’s energy market (let’s call them the “energy market gorillas”). Two of the biggest – Origin […]

Energy Australia pulls the plug on Robertstown wind farm project

Great news for the tight little South Australian farming communities of Robertstown and Point Pass as Energy Australia pulls the plug on its plans to slam 40 giant fans into the heart of highly productive farming and grazing territory in SA’s Mid-North. Here’s the story – as told by STT Champion, Mary Morris: Colin Schaefer […]

None so deaf as those who refuse to hear

**** Wind farm noise: a government cover-up The Telegraph James Delingpole 3 December 2013 How good it was seeing wind industry skullduggery exposed on the front page of today’s Telegraph. But there’s plenty more where that came from, I can assure you. The way the noise regulations governing the wind industry have been rigged by […]

Yet Another One Bites the Dust – Naroghid Knocked Out

STT has been a little slow-off-the-mark to report on yet another glorious VICTORY for the people of Naroghid near Cobden, Victoria.  Our excuse is that there are so many GREAT news stories to report on at the moment we’ve been spoiled for choice. What with leading Australian businessmen, Dick Smith dumping a bucket on wind […]

The Gorillas start beating up the Monkeys

A little while back we posted a video where Origin Energy’s Chief, Grant King laid out the demise of the RET.  Well – King-Kong-King is back beating his chest and letting the whole energy jungle know who’s boss.  This time – though – he’s brought a few other heavies with him. **** And these mountain […]