Climate Change Probably Won’t Kill You, But Having No Power Certainly Will

**** When we see the term ‘AGW’, we understand those that propound it to hold “global warming” as an irrefutable fact. It is, however, a theory with which there is only one problem: and that’s the evidence. Even the most hysterical have been forced to accept the fact that global surface temperatures have not budged […]

Spanish Wind Power Outfit – Iberdola – Pockets $2.2 BILLION in Taxpayer Funded Corporate Welfare

Wind and solar power subsidies are not just huge, they’re massive and they’re designed to be endless. In Australia, its Federal Government drew up the economic suicide pact also known as the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target 15 years ago. Under the most colossal single industry subsidy scheme in the history of the Commonwealth, power consumers […]

As Germany’s Energiewende Implodes, China Plans to Export Affordable Power to Power-Starved Germans

Famously, in 1793 the Emperor Qianlong penned a letter for the benefit of the entourage led by English Ambassador, Lord George McCartney, informing him and his King, George III that “we possess all things. I set no value on objects strange or ingenious, and have no use for your country’s manufactures.” Things have moved on […]

Want to Destroy Your Economy? Then Follow the World’s Wind Powered Leaders: Germany & South Australia

As any student of that dismal science will tell you: for businesses, input costs matter. While wind-cultists claim that their beloveds wouldn’t hurt a fly, let alone wreck whole industries, the reality is a long way removed from eco-fascist fantasy. Jack up power prices and, all things equal, an energy hungry firm’s profits must fall […]

Australia’s Wind Industry Under Siege: LRET Subsidy Set to be Slashed (Again)

**** Subsidy won’t generate target Australian Financial Review Ben Potter 10 March 2016 Less than a 10th of the wind and solar generation capacity required by the renewable energy target this decade is under construction, which could force the Turnbull government to renegotiate the controversial scheme with the opposition. Significant shortfalls under the cross-subsidy scheme […]

Wind Power Costs Crushing South Australian Businesses: Firms Hit with 90% Price Hike

**** South Australia embarked upon its wind power ‘experiment’ more than 15 years ago, when its Labor government climbed into bed with the boys from Babcock & Brown (aka Infigen) and a disgraced American lawyer and convicted con-man, Tim Flato (who robbed his clients of close to US$400,000, got struck-off, and scuttled off to set […]

Power Punters Pay and Pay: $Billions Squandered on Wholly Weather-Dependent Wind Power

**** Squandering other peoples’ money on pointless power sources is the new ‘black’ for politicians pocketing the ‘grease’ thrown at them by wind power outfits and the votes of fawning wind worshippers. The only loser on the ‘trade’ is the long-forgotten power punter – forced to pay double for a power source with NO commercial […]