Killing Australia’s Renewable Energy Target an Essential Economic Reboot

Combining climate with energy in a single policy setting is like combining a running child with super-sharp scissors: an unhealthy mix, prone to disaster. The concept of cutting CO2 emissions from a system which is built (and continues to rely) on coal-fired power generation, has the necessary and inevitable result of killing that system. Wind […]

Infigen Imploding: Puts US Wind Farms On the Market in Last-Ditch Attempt to Balance its Books

**** Infigen is an all-wind-power-outfit that used to be called Babcock and Brown, which collapsed in spectacular fashion back in 2009: the way things are headed, get set for a replay. Infigen is bleeding cash (it backed up a $55 million loss in 2011/12 with an $80 million loss in 2012/13 and keeps losing money, […]

Infigen Signals Its Own Demise – as the RET Review Panel Gets to Work

**** Infigen is an all-wind-power-outfit that used to be called Babcock and Brown – which collapsed spectacularly in 2009 – taking $10 billion of investors’ and creditors’ money with it on the way out (see this story). The way things are headed – get set for a replay. Infigen is bleeding cash (it backed up […]