Victoria’s Wind & Solar Vortex: Labor Determined to Repeat South Australian Debacle with Ludicrous 50% RET

  Victoria’s unhinged Premier and deluded Energy Minister are hell-bent on replicating South Australia’s wind and solar debacle and bringing it home. By definition, ‘insanity’ is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. On that score, Daniel Andrews and Lily D’Ambrosio are in a league of their own. It’s not […]

Wind & Solar Rewind: Victorian Labor Promises to Repeat South Australia’s Renewable Energy Disaster

Ignoring neighbouring South Australia’s wind & solar debacle, Victoria’s delusional Labor Premier Daniel Andrews is determined to repeat it. Despite some recent propaganda efforts suggesting that South Australians are currently enjoying 1970s power prices, Australia’s renewable energy capital still pays the world’s highest power prices – thanks to its ludicrous 50% Renewable Energy Target. SA’s 50% RET […]

Affordable Energy Wars: Australian MPs Determined to End Subsidies to Wind & Solar

  The solution to Australia’s self-inflicted energy calamity involves a battle between deluded zealots and pragmatic realists. In the former camp sits Audrey Zibelman (head of AEMO) and Kerry Schott (head of the Energy Security Board), along with a band of equally deluded fellow travellers. In the latter, it’s the 30 or so Liberal and […]

Australia’s Energy Crisis: Hazelwood Closure Means Higher Prices & More Blackouts

The Federal Large-Scale RET has just claimed another scalp in the shape of 1,600MW of reliable base-load plant at Hazelwood, Victoria – as well as more than 1,000 well-paid blue-collar jobs and an entire regional community. That loss follows hot on the heels of the breathtakingly stupid decision by South Australia’s hapless Labor government to […]

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

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 […]