SA – Australia’s ‘Wind Power Capital’ – Pays the World’s Highest Power Prices and Wonders Why it’s an Economic Basket Case

**** Once upon a time, in a land far, far away there was a veritable manufacturing and industrial nirvana. Post WWII, its population grew at a phenomenal rate; and so too did the level of prosperity enjoyed by thousands of migrants fleeing to it from war ravaged Europe – cheap and abundant food, decent, affordable […]

Casualties of South Australia’s Wind Power Debacle Mount: Thousands Can’t Afford Power

**** The new protectionism: renewable energy industry’s shameless self-promotion Catallaxy Files Alan Moran 5 December 2014 According to Christopher Flavin, the President emeritus of the Worldwatch Institute, in a few years’ time wind energy will not need to be subsidised. Oh wait! He said that back in 1984. And he was not alone, Booz, Allen […]

Dear Premier Weatherill …

This letter to the Premier of South Australia, Jay Weatherill (above), was sent on July 18, 2012. A reply was never received. Dear Premier Weatherill, I have written to you previously about continuing problems in my community from the Waterloo wind farm and about Frank Wang’s disputed survey of the 75 households within 5 km […]