All-Electric Future Fizzles: EV Chargers First Target For RE Power Rationing

The trope has it that soon we’ll all be auto-piloted by EVs charged by electrons lovingly caressed from sunshine and breezes. Although, if that vision is ever realised, expect to hear more about collisions between stray unicorns and EVs, which is just as likely as an RE-powered all-EV future. Meanwhile, back on Earth, grid managers […]

Held to Ransom: Smart Meters Shut Off Power Whenever Renewable Energy Output Collapses

  So-called smart meters are a very dumb response to intermittent wind and solar, even dumber energy sources. Wherever governments attempt to run on sunshine and breezes, the push to control and micromanage household power use, quickly follows. Over the last few Australian summers, we’ve been treated to power rationing on a grand scale – […]

Energy Unplugged: Government Plans to Cut Your Power Whenever Wind & Solar Output Collapses

Visit the Third World and you’ll quickly understand the importance of having power as and when you need it. In the Western World, an obsession with chaotically intermittent wind and solar will save you the trip. Wind and solar ‘powered’ South Australians and Californians know all about Third World power supplies – with routine rationing, […]

Bleak House: Britain’s Erratic Wind Power Supply Forces Poor to Live in the Dark

The Victorian novelist and social critic, Charles Dickens gave life and colour to the miserable streets of working class London in the 19th century. Hand wringing tomes, like A Christmas Carol were designed to shock the conscience of London’s elite about the plight of the working classes, thereby shaming them into beneficent action with better […]