‘Silly’ Sarah Henderson joins ‘Disappointing’ Dan Tehan, as another ‘Green’ in Conservative Clothing

**** In recent weeks, with the wind industry copping it from all sides, the battle lines have been drawn, with politicians choosing sides. Although, not always the side one might expect. Old guard Labor men – like Gary Johns have rumbled the fraud: The Wind Industry’s “Fossil-Fuel-Free” Fantasy Scotched And the PM, Tony Abbott – […]

Pacific Hydro’s Ponzi Scheme Implodes: Wind Power Outfit Loses $700 Million of Mum & Dad Retirement Savings

**** Pacific Hydro is a name synonymous with wind industry skulduggery in Australia: the merciless treatment of its victims at Cape Bridgewater has been added to the annals of Australian corporate infamy, right up there with Aussie asbestos pedlar, James Hardie (see our post here). Now, its slap-dash approach to management, and all-round corporate malfeasance, […]

Labor & the Australian Greens: Nasty & Stupid – the Original Energy Policy Pygmies

**** Labor have long ceased to be the “workers’ party – instead it’s all about power – and the only way to cling to power is access to fat piles of cash. The Union (Industry) Super Funds – controlled by the likes of former Climate Change Minister, Greg Combet and his best mate Garry Weaven […]

Pac Hydro Write-Down Proves Wind Farms Don’t Run on Wind, they Run on Subsidies

**** Remember all that huff and puff put out over the last few months by the Clean Energy Council and near-bankrupt wind power outfit, Infigen about wind power becoming so cheap as to be competitive with coal and gas fired generators? You know, the fantastic tales about wind power causing a reduction in Australian retail […]

Pac Hydro’s Wind Farm: How the Mandatory RET Destroyed Cape Bridgewater

As STT followers are well aware, the mandatory Renewable Energy Target and the Renewable Energy Certificates issued to wind power generators under it amount to a Federal Tax on all Australian power consumers. The value of the REC Tax is then transferred to wind power outfits – like Union Super Fund backed, Pacific Hydro – […]

Federal Government’s Mandatory RET pays Pac Hydro to Steal Sonia Trist’s Home

**** As STT followers are well aware, the mandatory Renewable Energy Target and the Renewable Energy Certificates issued to wind power generators under it amount to a Federal Tax on all Australian power consumers. The value of the REC Tax is then transferred to wind power outfits – like Union Super Fund backed, Pacific Hydro […]

US Renewable Guru commits heresy – once the facts are known support for fans plummets

Many STT readers will be aware that both the Australian government (where are you Greg Hunt) and the Clean Energy Regulator have been conspicuously silent amid allegations of fraudulent payments running to hundreds of millions of dollars relating to RECs – aka Large-scale Generation Certificates (LGCs) – created by non-compliant wind factories such as Waubra, […]