Wind Industry’s Deathknell: Wind Power Shortfall Means Power Consumers Will be Forced to Pay $20 Billion in Fines

*** While the short-term fortunes wind power outfits have never looked brighter, the fact that the price of RECs (aka LGCs) has recently gone through the roof is a signal that the game is all but up. Before we detail why the wind industry is on its last legs, we’ll start with a couple of […]

South Australia’s Lessons for the World: Subsidised Wind Power The Fastest Route to Social & Economic Disaster

Judith Sloan: lays out a lesson on avoiding economic & social disaster. **** In a week when the mainstream media have been (finally) laying out the catastrophic results of South Australia’s ludicrous attempt to power itself on sunshine and breezes, it would be rude not to include this cracking article penned by The Australian’s top-flight […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster: No Solution in Sight

‘Panic’ is the only word capable of describing the mood among South Australia’s policymakers.  Over the last few posts, STT has detailed a wealth of media coverage on SA’s self-inflicted energy debacle. The former general manager of the Electricity Trust of South Australia (ETSA), Bruce Dinham is one of many groping around (knowing SA’s power […]

South Australia’s Energy Fiasco: Wind Power Dropout Leaves BHP with Whopping $2.5 Million Power Bill

Continuing our focus on Australia’s “wind power capital”, South Australia and its self-inflicted energy disaster, here is another story outlining the debacle, this time from The Advertiser. BHP’s SA power bill hit $2.5m – on a single day The Advertiser Luke Griffiths 16 July 2016 THE power bill of the state’s largest private employer recently […]

Panic Hits South Australia: Wind Power Debacle Sends Power Prices Through the Roof

*** South Australia’s witless Labor government is in a state of full blown panic. Since the closure of Alinta’s Northern and Playford power stations at Port Augusta, peaking power operators (using highly inefficient Open Cycle Gas Turbines or even diesel generators) have been gouging SA’s crippled power market, every time wind power output collapses.  The […]

Wind Farm Noise Victims Sue Developer & Noise Consultant for $Millions

Litigation is where the rubber hits the road: myths get replaced with facts; evidence overtakes spin and propaganda. Court rooms (and where they determine the facts, juries) strike fear into the (ordinarily icy) hearts of those that stand behind or run with wind power outfits. Wherever in the world civil actions have been pursued in […]

What’s Wrong with Wind Power? Everything is Wrong with Wind Power

Much to the horror of the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers – and the dismay of the clowns that pretend to govern us – slowly, but surely, the facts are getting out: these things don’t work; on any level. Piecing it together, in fine and erudite style, this time it’s Sherri Lange from the North […]

Wind Power: The Greatest Swindle Ever Known

Australia is in election mode, with the battle for Federal political supremacy being won and lost on television and on the airwaves. The one broadcaster a political hopeful doesn’t want off-side is 2GB’s Alan Jones. AJ’s followers number in the millions across 77 stations across the Country. Last week, Alan picked up on the cost […]

Former Labor Treasurer – Keith De Lacy: ‘Wind Power Simply Don’t Work – Not Here, Not Anywhere’

Electricity Bill Shorten: Existential Threat to Workers & the Poor. **** As Australians contemplate which box to tick in this coming Saturday’s Federal election, STT thinks it’s time to pause and consider the potential consequences of those actions. Once upon a time, the Australian Labor Party could rightly call itself “the workers’ party”. The ALP […]

Wind Farms: A Guarantee of Hatred & Community Division

*** The following pieces – the first from Lancashire, England, the second from Charlotte, upstate New York – are permeated with a sense of seething rage. While the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers still attempt the line that rural communities are falling over themselves to get in on some wind farm action, as usual, […]