To End Australia’s Wind Power ‘Horror Show’, Turnbull Must Scrap the RET Right Now

XXX at Parliament House on September 14, 2015 in Canberra, Australia. Malcolm Turnbull announced this morning he would be challenging Tony Abbott for the Liberal Party leadership.

*** As modern Hollywood ‘gangstas’ often remonstrate with their fellow ‘homies’ – when the LAPD appears in numbers, out of nowhere and hot lead starts flying – ‘this shit just got real’. With South Australians baying for political blood – after yet another wind power output collapse knocked out SA’s wholly weather-dependant power supply – […]

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target Already Costing $3 billion a Year, with Much Worse to Come

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*** With fear, loathing and recriminations playing out in Canberra about South Australia’s electricity debacle and the skyrocketing power prices mass blackouts and routine load shedding its obsession with wind power has delivered, Sabine Schnittger and Brian Fisher of BAEconomics have thrown the spotlight back on the Federal government’s family, job, growth and business killer: […]

Wind Power Subsidies Become Turnbull’s Worst Political Nightmare: Australia’s RET Must Go Now

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*** At the risk of sounding like a broken record – or for the younger generation a stuttering CD or a corrupted MP3 file – STT has said it before and will keep saying it: any policy which is unsustainable will fail, crushed by its own imponderable weight or ignominiously scrapped by those who created […]

Criminal Cost of Wind Power Hits Home: Australian Power Bills Soar

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Energy bills soar in shift from coal power stations The Australian Kylar Loussikian 4 January 2017 Electricity companies have begun hiking consumer prices around the country, blaming the closure of coal-fired generators and the increased cost of renewable energy for higher-than-predicted increases of more than $130 this year. EnergyAustralia and AGL have increased electricity tariffs […]

The Criminal Cost of the Federal Government’s Obsession with Wind Power

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*** Alan Moran needs no intro for STT followers. Here’s another cracking piece, courtesy of Catallaxy Files Billions wasted in economy sapping energy regulations Catallaxy Files Alan Moran 16 December 2016 Each year the energy regulator, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), publishes data on the make-up of electricity costs for households. This breaks down […]