Senator John Madigan Warns Victoria’s Labor Govt of its Brewing Legal Liability to Wind Farm Victims

**** Following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with […]

Wind Industry Pockets Lion’s Share of Subsidies for Commercially Generated Power

 **** STT followers are painfully aware that the wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – to wallow in an endless stream of subsidies filched from power consumers and/or taxpayers: The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1) The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive […]

‘Silly’ Sarah Henderson joins ‘Disappointing’ Dan Tehan, as another ‘Green’ in Conservative Clothing

**** In recent weeks, with the wind industry copping it from all sides, the battle lines have been drawn, with politicians choosing sides. Although, not always the side one might expect. Old guard Labor men – like Gary Johns have rumbled the fraud: The Wind Industry’s “Fossil-Fuel-Free” Fantasy Scotched And the PM, Tony Abbott – […]

ARREA Spears Wind Industry’s Parasites During Thumping Senate Appearance

**** The mandatory RET has seen the cost of around $9 billion worth of Renewable Energy Certificates added to retail power prices and recovered from all Australian power consumers. Under the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target, a further $45 billion is designed to be transferred from power consumers to wind power outfits via the REC Tax/Subsidy […]

Global Investment Collapses: Investors Wake Up to the Wind Power Delusion

*** The wind industry is in meltdown around the globe, simply because investors have woken up to the monumental RISKS. Risks like: – turbines falling apart in less than 2 years; under pressure from voters, governments pulling the plug on the massive subsidies essential to keep the scam rolling; neighbours suing the operators to obtain […]

The Obscene, Hidden Costs of Wind Power

**** True costs of wind electricity Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan 12 May 2015 Climate Etc.  Wind turbines have become a familiar sight in many countries as a favorite CAGW mitigation means. Since at least 2010, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) has been assuring NGOs and the public that wind would be cost competitive […]

Australian Wind Industry Hits the Wall: Claiming “Uncertainty” the Big KILLER

**** Clean energy spending plunges on RET uncertainty The Australian Sarah-Jane Tasker 13 January 2015 NEW clean energy investment in Australia has dropped to its lowest level since 2009, falling 35 per cent to $4.6 billion, driven by un­certainty over the renewable energy target. A severe downturn in large-scale asset financing helped push the figure […]

Pac Hydro Write-Down Proves Wind Farms Don’t Run on Wind, they Run on Subsidies

**** Remember all that huff and puff put out over the last few months by the Clean Energy Council and near-bankrupt wind power outfit, Infigen about wind power becoming so cheap as to be competitive with coal and gas fired generators? You know, the fantastic tales about wind power causing a reduction in Australian retail […]

The Wind Industry’s Worst Nightmare – Angus Taylor – says: time to kill the LRET

**** Member for Hume, Angus “the Enforcer” Taylor has taken the lead on behalf of the Coalition in Tony Abbott’s quest to bring the wind industry to its knees. While there’s been a lot of huff and puff emanating from energy dimwits, Ian “Macca” Macfarlane and his youthful ward, Gregory Hunt about saving the mandatory […]

Terry McCrann: The Answer to Our Energy Future Ain’t Wind Power

Answer ain’t blowing in the wind Terry McCrann The Australian 13 September 2014 IT’S doubtful that those who have attacked Dick Warburton’s review of the Renewable Energy Target have actually read even the executive summary, other than through a misty film of increasingly foam-flecked rage or rising horror at the prospect of the cookie jar […]