Renewable Energy Policy in South Australia & Ontario: ‘Simply Murder’

STT is not sure whether it’s just an Australian thing, but about 30 years ago capital cities around the country set out to find an international doppelgänger somewhere else in the world, willing to be referred to as their ‘Sister City’. Adelaide, the capital of that beleaguered economic backwater, South Australia has four of them: […]

Ontario’s Eco-Fascists’ ‘Kill Coal’ Agenda Kills Ontario Instead: Now ‘Everything Costs More’

Ontario’s energy policy is in tatters; power prices have crushed business and the roll out of thousands of these things has wrecked the lives and livelihoods of thousands, in what were once peaceful and prosperous farming communities. In short, Kathleen Wynne & Co have dug an enormous hole from which there may be no escape. […]

Ontario’s Liberal Government Stares Down Open Revolt Over Insane Wind Power Policy

As it goes in South Australia, so goes Ontario. STT has been fairly well occupied over the last few weeks in detailing the debacle Downunder, but it appears that, for all the same reasons, power consumers (read voters) in Ontario are just as furious as those unfortunates who hang their hats in South Australia: both […]

Power Price Punishment Forces Ontario to Hit Reverse on Wind Power Push

Terence Corcoran: Ontario Liberals’ huge green energy about-face shows renewables aren’t so doable after all Financial Post Terence Corcoran 28 September 2016 One should never underestimate the ability of politicians to convert massive policy failure into a dazzling display of green concern for the welfare of voters. That’s the trick now being attempted by the […]

Can Ontario Escape its Self-Inflicted Wind Power Disaster?

*** Ontario’s energy policy is in tatters; power prices have crushed business and the roll out of thousands of these things has wrecked the lives and livelihoods of thousands, in what were once peaceful and prosperous farming communities. In short, Kathleen Wynne & Co have dug an enormous hole from which there may be no […]

Ross McKitrick: Wind Power Subsidies Triple Power Prices in Ontario

One of the favourite smoke-and-mirrors lines pulled by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that wind power lowers power prices. Among the ‘tiny’ little omissions in that pitch are that: 1) they’re only ever talking about spot prices when the wind is blowing; and 2) they skate over the massive subsidies that get […]

Fighting Ontario’s Orwellian Nightmare: Real Environmentalists Crush Wind Farm Plan – With Rare Turtle’s Help’

George Orwell conjured up his nightmare world of malicious bureaucrats engaged in pernicious mind control in his novel, 1984. At the time 1984 hit bookshelves in 1949, it was largely taken as a warning; directed at avoiding a future dominated by a malign few, at the expense of a pliant and gullible many. As the […]