Wrecking Ball: Crippling Cost of Australia’s Obsession With Subsidised & Unreliable Wind & Solar

Australians are experiencing their first recession in nearly 30 years; its ruinous renewable energy policies are only adding insult to injury. Australia’s energy market is a shambles – thanks to the $60 billion squandered on intermittent wind and solar, it was already in the midst of a power pricing and supply calamity, with disastrous consequences […]

Path to Recovery: Scrapping Subsidies to Never-Reliable Wind & Solar Key to Economic Revival

There’s a reason that South Australians suffer the world’s highest retail power prices; and that’s because it’s the world’s wind and solar capital. It is an economic backwater, with Australia’s highest rate of unemployment, which can only worsen after the Draconian COVID-19 lockdowns imposed on commercial and social life destroyed thousands of jobs, many of […]

Start Me Up: Cheap & Reliable Coal-Fired Power Only Path to Economic Recovery

  The Australian businesses under threat from insane renewable energy policies and rocketing power prices, have been finished off by government enforced lockdowns. With the Federal government outlining a plan to, ever so gradually, lift its COVID-19 restrictions on business, life and liberty, talk has inevitably turned to resuscitating an economy on life support. Earlier during […]

Australia’s Energy Crisis: High Time For Government to Grow Up and Back Nuclear Powered Future

  You’ve probably reached peak stupid when a troubled teenage girl gets to berate adults about global economic and energy policy, and a purportedly educated class sit awestruck, applauding in earnest. Greta the Fretter was front and centre in the (predictable) climate cult hysteria about the bushfires that have swept Australia this summer. Amongst renewable […]

Suicide Watch: Insane Wind & Solar Obsession Helping Wreck Australia’s Economy

The industrial revolution was all about harnessing cheap and reliable energy. Australia’s de-industrialisation has reversed that process. An obsession with chaotically intermittent and heavily subsidised wind and solar has sent Australian power prices through the roof. Energy hungry businesses such as mining, mineral processing and manufacturing are watching their profit margins evaporate. Pretty soon those […]

Forgotten People: New Wind & Solar Slush Fund Shows PM’s Contempt for Quiet Australians

  The great unwashed in Australia’s suburbs and regions worked out long ago that heavily subsidised and chaotically intermittent wind and solar represent a problem, rather than a solution. Watching their power prices go through the roof, with much worse to come, the ambitious working classes were clearly none too keen on suffering more of […]

Power Drain: Risible Reliance on Intermittent Wind & Solar Means Summer Blackouts Beckon

  Subsidised into existence, intermittent wind and solar now pose existential threats to Australia’s once reliable power supply, this summer and beyond. No industrialised country has ever run itself on sunshine and breezes; no country serious about maintaining first world living standards, ever will. So just how Australia’s energy boffins still cling to the notion […]

Building Baseload: Keeping Australia’s Lights On Means More Coal-Fired Power – Now!

Preventing power price hikes and keeping the lights on by adding more intermittent wind and solar is like putting out fire with gasoline. These days, only the most delusional RE zealot still claims that spiralling power prices aren’t caused by chaotically intermittent and heavily subsidised wind and solar. The mantra has shifted to one which […]

Time For Nuclear Option: Australian Election Blows the Lid Off the Nuclear Power Debate

Nuclear power isn’t an option in Australia, but it damn well ought to be. Banned by Luddites in 1998, Australia has never had a nuclear power generation system, despite being the world’s third largest uranium exporter, with more than a third of the world’s proven reserves. STT is devoted to pushing the case for nuclear […]

Crunch Time: Australia’s Renewable Energy Rent-Seekers Suicidal After Coalition Victory

  The ‘shock’ Federal election result has left RE energy rent seekers reeling. What was meant to be a Green/Labor landslide – with the promise that subsidies to wind and solar would double and be extended until kingdom come – returned not only the Liberal/National Coalition to power, but left the Energy Minister, Angus Taylor […]