Blackout Blueprint: German Study Reveals What Really Happens When Power Supplies Fail

Wind and solar ‘powered’ South Australians know what it is to do without power for days on end. Having experienced plenty of load shedding lasting for 5 hours or more, South Australians got a real taste of the dark ages in September 2016, when the whole State went black. A sudden collapse in wind power […]

Wind Power: the “Joke” that just isn’t funny anymore

**** South-Eastern Australia enjoyed a few typically warm summers days last week and the weather pattern saw wind power output collapse – as it does more than 100 times every year.  In our post yesterday we covered the resulting spike in wholesale power prices and “load-shedding” that saw small business owners in Victoria’s coastal tourist […]

Don’t Say “We Didn’t Warn You”

**** “Risible”: provoking laughter through being ludicrous.  That’s a pretty fair summation of Australia’s so-called “wind industry” in the week just gone. It would be, except, wind power was pitched as a reliable replacement for on-demand power generation sources (like coal, hydro and gas) and a cost-effective means of reducing CO2 emissions.  Our political betters […]