Slow Burn: Australia’s Renewable Energy Fiasco Causes Continued Economic Destruction – No End In Sight

The proof, as they say, is in the pudding. Following the various angles pitched up by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is like playing chess with a madman: it’s exciting, but you have absolutely no idea what move he’ll come up with next. Notwithstanding that Australia’s renewable energy wonderland, South Australia continues to […]

Australia’s Renewable Energy Disaster Sending Industries Offshore & Killing Thousands of Jobs

Australia’s industry leaders are screaming blue murder: power costs have doubled in less than three years and are set to do the same again. How they got that way is no mystery to STT followers: Guilty: Subsidised Wind & Solar Drive Australia’s Rocketing Retail Power Prices In fact, the culprits are so easy to identify […]

Rocketing Power Prices & Chaotic Supply Send Australian Businesses Packing to Pennsylvania USA

Every viable business depends upon a reliable and affordable electricity supply. In Australia, thanks to its suicidal renewable energy policies, that essential combination is now a relic of history. The chaos and staggering cost of intermittent wind and solar power has sent power prices through the roof and left its grid on the brink of […]

Virginia Signs Economic Suicide Note: Democrat Governor Sets ‘Heroic’ Wind Power Target

  There is no surer way of wrecking an economy than cranking up energy costs. And there is no surer way of doing that, than by attempting to run on subsidised wind and solar power. Just ask a South Australian, a German or a Dane (who pay the highest power prices in the world, all […]

Insane Cost of Ontario’s Wind Power Obsession Killing Thousands of Manufacturing Jobs Forever

The principles of economics are not hard, nor are they a mystery. Jobs require viable businesses, viable businesses require cheap and reliable electricity. Deprive businesses of cheap and reliable power and those businesses will very soon cease to exist. Those truisms, however, continue to fall on deaf ears in Australia’s so-called ‘wind power capital’, South […]

The Great Divide: Economy on the Brink – Australia’s Biggest Steel Manufacturer Set to Suffer 93% Increase in Power Costs

Energy firms gaming system: BlueScope Steel boss The Australian Matt Chambers 12 October 2017 BlueScope Steel chief executive Paul O’Malley says power prices will rise under a clean energy target if baseload sources such as NSW’s Liddell coal-fired power station close, and that a more urgent 10-year baseload transition plan is needed. Mr O’Malley, whose […]

RET Driven Power Price Hike Bites: Cost of Australia’s Renewable Energy Madness Crushing Consumer Confidence

Australian power consumers have just started opening their winter power bills, which are fully 20% higher than this time last year. By comparison, Australia’s underlying rate of inflation is around 1.5%. The consequences for the economy, as a whole, are just starting to bite. Restaurants, bars and retailers are copping it from both ends. Business […]