Subsidised Wind & Solar Set to Quadruple German Power Prices

In Europe wind powered Denmark and Germany are vying for top spot on the insane power price ladder. The world over, businesses and households are fast waking up to the fact that the wind industry line about wind power being ‘free’ and getting cheaper all the time is among the greatest lies ever told. Sure, […]

State of Emergency: South Australia’s Wind Power Crisis Hits Full-Scale Panic

It’s a little like watching the same train wreck, over and over again. South Australia’s power pricing and supply calamity is something that STT has been predicting for years. Now that the disaster has been realised, mainstream media are all over it like a tropical rash. In South Australia there is a pervasive sense of […]

No Shit Sherlock – Wind Power is a Lame Duck

Today’s “No Shit Sherlock” award goes to the New York Times‘s environment pages for their belated discovery that renewable energy is a lame duck. Breitbart James Delingpole 20 July 2016 Is the global effort to combat climate change, painstakingly agreed to in Paris seven months ago, already going off the rails? Germany, Europe’s champion for […]

South Australia’s Wind Powered Train Wreck: SA’s Business Leaders Warn Other States – ‘It’s Your Turn Next’

Only the Germans could come up with a single word to capture the churlish sentiment of feeling a sense of malicious glee at another’s downfall.  However, to STT the gleeful component of ‘schadenfreude’ is tempered with the realisation that there is no escape for any Australian from the debacle, in which South Australians now find […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Nightmare Crushing its Biggest Employers

For over 3½ years, STT has been warning about the pending social and economic disaster in Australia’s so-called “wind power capital”, South Australia. A few weeks back we covered yet another crippling 12% hike in retail power prices, to be suffered by cash-strapped South Australian households; those who, of course, aren’t among the tens of […]

South Australians Locked in Wind Power Price Disaster: Retail Prices Jump Another 12%

*** South Australia is an economic basket case, thanks, in no small part, to its obsession with wind power. Power prices are spiralling out of control. Back in March SA’s businesses were belted with a 90% hike in their bills, that left manufacturers, miners and other power hungry businesses reeling: Wind Power Costs Crushing South […]

The Wind Might be ‘Free’, but Utterly Pointless Wind Power Costs a King’s Ransom

**** In their sillier moments, the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers pitch the line that their pointless product is not only getting cheaper all the time, but go so far as to claim that wind power is already cheaper than gas and coal-fired power. Risible PR antics aside, the wind industry has always had […]