Politics of Power: Queensland Voters Blame Subsidised Renewables for Rocketing Power Prices

For more than 15 years renewables rent seekers have been peddling the myth that wind and solar power are practically free, and getting cheaper all the time. As Australian power consumers anxiously crack open the envelopes that contain power bills guaranteed to shock over the next few weeks, the crushing bottom line staring back in […]

Wind Power Insanity: Queensland Labor’s Renewable Policy Off the Wall

*** As if the example set by South Australia’s disastrous attempt to run on sunshine and breezes could somehow be avoided, Labor Premier Annastacia Palasz­czuk is hell-bent on following SA back to the Dark Ages. The Queensland government is packed with wannabe wind cultists (Queensland has only a couple of tiny wind farms to its […]

Giant Battery Myth Offers Wind Industry No Salvation from its Ultimate Demise

*** One of the more hilarious moments that followed the aftermath of South Australia’s statewide blackout on 28 September (aka ‘Black Wednesday’), was when The Australian quoted the CEO of French wind power outfit Neoen – one of the wind power operators whose turbines were responsible for SA’s date with the Dark Ages: Neoen Australia […]

How South Australia’s Wind Power Obsession Sent Power Prices Rocketing & Killed Grid Reliability

*** For over 15 years, the Australian wind industry, its parasites and spruikers held up South Australia as the perfect example of what a wind powered future would look like: the economic basket case even earned the mantle of ‘Australia’s wind power capital’. Now that their dreams have become a daily South Australian nightmare, it’s […]

Wind Power – Guaranteed to Double Power Prices & Destroy Once Reliable Grids

The one thing that South Australia’s vapid Premier, Jay Weatherill and his hapless sidekick, Tom Koutsantonis can never complain about from here on is a lack of attention. South Australia’s internationally renowned power pricing and supply calamity is driven by a maniacal obsession with wind power. The circumstances that led to the events on 28 […]

Queensland Labor Lunacy: Premier Vows to Follow South Australia Back to the Dark Ages

*** It was Albert Einstein that forecast the Australian approach to energy policy when he defined insanity as: “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Queensland’s capital, Brisbane is barely 1,600 km and 2 hours, 20 minutes flying time from Adelaide, but it appears that the news from South Australia […]

SA’s Labor Goverment Ignored Warnings on its Wind Power Pricing & Supply Disaster

Hoping to avoid the predictable consequences of one’s own actions is simple ignorance; and forgivable.  However, deliberately ignoring measured warnings from others, when the consequences of those wilful actions will destroy hundreds of businesses; kill off thousands of jobs; result in thousands being deprived of power and tens of thousands more struggling to pay their […]