SA’s Wind Power Debacle Escalates as Australian Wind Power Subsidies Hit $3 Billion a Year

Renewables’ subsidies put sting into power bills The Australian Michael Owen 26 July 2016 Renewable energy output in Australia is subsidised by almost $3 billion a year, more than 19 times the amount for generation from fossil fuels, a report by an economic consultancy says. The report by Principal Economics found renewable energy subsidies added […]

SA’s Labor Goverment Ignored Warnings on its Wind Power Pricing & Supply Disaster

Hoping to avoid the predictable consequences of one’s own actions is simple ignorance; and forgivable.  However, deliberately ignoring measured warnings from others, when the consequences of those wilful actions will destroy hundreds of businesses; kill off thousands of jobs; result in thousands being deprived of power and tens of thousands more struggling to pay their […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster Kills BHP’s Plans to Expand Olympic Dam Mine

BHP started life in 1885 as the brainchild of station hands and boundary riders on Mount Gipps station in western New South Wales.  The town that sprung up around their find of one of the largest lead, silver and zinc deposits in the world, Broken Hill, shares the name with the company, ‘Broken Hill Proprietary’.  […]