Australian Power Prices Set to Surge With Interconnector To Wind/Solar ‘Powered’ South Australia

A maniacal reliance on chaotically intermittent wind and solar poses an existential threat to Australia’s power grid. And Australia’s power problems have absolutely nothing to do with the grid itself. Depicted above – courtesy of Aneroid Energy – is the output delivered by Australian wind power outfits to the Eastern Grid during July. Spread from Far North […]

Blackout Nation: Chaotic Delivery of Wind & Solar Causing Blackouts & Wrecking Australia’s Power Grid

  The chaotic delivery of wind and solar has left Australia’s Eastern Grid on the brink of collapse. The Eastern Grid connects Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Reliable coal-fired generators have been knocked out of the game, made uneconomic thanks to renewable energy policies that direct more than $3 billion a […]

SA’s Wind Power Debacle: AEMO Cuts SA’s Access to Victorian Power to Protect the Grid

SA’s plan to import electricity from Victoria a threat to stability: AEMO The Australian Michael Owen 21 January 2017 A plan for South Australia to import­ more baseload power from Victoria to ease its power crisis has been suspended by the national electricity market operator because of a “potential stabil­ity issue” linked to the state’s […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Chaos: Victoria’s Coal-Fired Plant its Only Salvation

Wind cultists have been making the brazen claim that the rampant proliferation of these things in South Australia led to the demise of Alinta’s coal-fired plant at Port Augusta. The perverse economics of the LRET (and the market distortions of directing RECs – currently worth $80 – to a ‘product’ with NO commercial value) is […]

Wind Industry’s Armageddon: Wind Farm Output Collapse Leaves 110,000 South Australian Homes & Businesses Powerless

**** STT could be forgiven for being just a little smug after events unfolded last Sunday night (1 November 2015) in Australia’s “Wind Farm Capital”, South Australia. As our post – Wind Power Disaster Unfolds: SA Facing Total Blackouts, Rocketing Power Prices & Thousands More Chopped from the Grid – was being put together for […]