‘Greens’ Gamble on Your Future; while PM Stops CEFC from Laying Wind Power Bets

**** A little while back, that great philosopher, Kenny Rogers spelt out the rules for Gamblers in clear and simple terms: You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away and know when to run. You never count your money when you’re sittin’ at the table. […]

Out to Save their Wind Industry Mates, Macfarlane & Hunt Lock-in $46 billion LRET Retail Power Tax

**** Wind industry front men, Ian “Macca” Macfarlane and, his youthful ward, young Gregory Hunt are out to defy all-comers: the Liberal’s core constituency (of conservative voters); their colleagues, Joe Hockey and Mathias Cormann; boss, Tony Abbott; and political, economic and environmental common sense – as they pump up a deal with Labor to salvage […]

Tony Abbott, Joe Hockey & Mathias Cormann: Natural Born RET Killers

**** Tony Abbott has made no secret of his eagerness to do away with the most colossal corporate welfare scheme in the history of the Commonwealth (see our posts here and here and here). And his Treasurer, Joe Hockey has pinned his colours to the mast as someone who can’t stand wind farms – and […]

Wind Industry Doomed as Smokin’ Joe Hockey Shuts Down CEFC Lending for Wind Farms

**** Having killed the “carbon” tax in an eye-blink – a business killing and family punishing $23 a tonne tax on carbon dioxide gas – Clive Palmer vowed to use his ability to block legislation proposed by the Coalition in the Senate to prevent any changes to the mandatory Renewable Energy Target; and the abolition […]

Australian Wind Industry’s House of Cards Collapsing

**** With Australia’s wind industry in its death throes, STT has already given fair warning to bankers, investors and shareholders with so much as a cent in wind power companies to grab their cash and get out as fast they can (see our post here). All-wind-power-outfits – like our favourite whipping boys, Infigen – are […]

Joe Hockey keen to scrap Infigen’s “utterly offensive” Lake George Wind Farm

**** In our last post we covered the Alan Jone’s interview with Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey that’s sent the wind industry and its parasites into a tailspin. Apart from the fact that Joe detests the very sight of these things, the Treasurer made it abundantly clear that when the Coalition talks about ending the “age […]

Australia’s Treasurer, Joe Hockey says: Stop These Things!

**** Last Friday, the Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey (aka Shrek) met with Alan Jones on his Breakfast radio show on 2GB. And what he had to say about giant fans has sent the wind industry and its parasites into fits of apoplexy. Predictably, the usual suspects – eco-fascist bloggers, the ABC and Fairfax Press – […]