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 […]

Time to Kill the Mandatory RET & Bring Power Prices Back to Earth

  Abbott must keep calm and cut power prices The Australian Gary Johns 15 July 2014 THE British government in 1939 created the phrase “Keep Calm and Carry On” to prepare Brits for German attacks during World War II. The Abbott government should adopt it, and take heart. Of course, the slogan belied the preparedness to […]

When will the Wind Industry Stop Lying?

**** With the Australian wind industry in its death throes, the industry and its parasites are lying around the clock in an effort to preserve the greatest rort of all time – as they seek to fend off the inevitable dismantling of the mandatory Renewable Energy Target. Lies about the number of jobs at risk. […]

Wind Industry Built on the Graves of 6,000 Australian Manufacturing Workers

As the RET Review Panel sharpens their axes, Members of the Coalition are making it known that the mandatory Renewable Energy Target simply has to go. Here’s what appeared on the front page of The Australian today. ‘Jobs risk’ in clean energy targets The Australian Adam Creighton 16 June 2014 THOUSANDS of jobs across Australia […]

Queensland says: Time to Scrap the Renewable Energy Target

**** The RET Review Panel’s interim report is expected within the next few weeks and we hear there is no joy in it for the wind industry and its parasites. The big end of town have made some walloping submissions – all targeting the mandatory RET as the costly and ineffective market distortion that it […]

Claims Wind Power now “Competitive” with Conventional Generators About to be Tested

**** In Australia and the US, the wind industry and its parasites are making wild claims about being able to deliver power at prices equal to, or less than, the cost of conventional generation sources (see our post here). Those claims are about to be put to the test. In both Countries, legislators are ready […]

German Energy Giant E.On says: It’s Time for Wind Power to Grow Up

The wind industry is a lot like Peter Pan – the eternal child, who will fight, kick and scream to avoid the stark reality of adulthood. How often have we heard the yarn about wind power needing a fat pile of subsidies (filched from taxpayers and power consumers) for just that little bit longer to […]