Why Wind Power is Slaughtering South Australia: In-a-Nutshell

South Australia is where the wind industry got going in Australia; and the inevitable and disastrous results of South Australia’s ludicrous attempt to run itself on the whims of the weather mean that South Australia is the place where the wind industry meets its doom. No commercial power retailer in their right mind is going […]

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 […]

SA Wind Farms Trigger South Australian Power Crisis

**** In one sad and sorry respect, South Australia resembles Germany: both went into wind power with a vengeance; and the householders and businesses of both are watching their economic prosperity wither under the combined effect of crippling (and escalating) power prices and increasingly unreliable power supplies: Wind Industry’s Armageddon: Wind Farm Output Collapse Leaves […]

Nick Xenophon slams “reckless” CERES Project as an “economic kick in the guts” for SA

**** SA’s favourite Greek, Senator Nick Xenophon has teamed up with Frontier Economics’ Danny Price to absolutely hammer the ludicrous plan to spear 197 giant fans into SA’s agricultural Heartland on Yorke Peninsula. While we noted yesterday that the chances that the Ceres project will ever be built are slimmer than a German supermodel – […]

Nick Xenophon says: Time to Can the Fans

*** South Australia’s favourite Greek, Senator Nick Xenophon is on an all out assault on the wind industry – and fair enough.  During the last election he was the target of a pernicious attack launched by the Greens and paid for by Vestas & Co – Nick was less than impressed with the lies and […]

Energy Policy Institute of Australia: no “ifs”, no “buts” – the RET must go NOW

With the RET review about to kick off shortly, anyone that’s anyone is lining up to make sure the most ridiculous energy policy ever cooked up and endorsed by an Australian Coalition government gets the axe. The Energy Policy Institute of Australia has just joined the queue – and for very good reason.  We’ll let […]

Why South Australians Pay the World’s Highest Power Prices

**** South Australia is “blessed” with energy market gurus like Labor’s Mark Butler – who loves giant fans and is currently fighting a rear-guard action to save the RET (or, more to the point, the huge wind farm investments held by Union Super funds run by his mates, like Greg Combet and Gary Weaven). His […]