Australia’s New Senate Pushes for End to Wind Power Subsidies

*** The return of a Federal Coalition government has given the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers no respite: the ‘uncertainty’ they dread is still hanging over the terminal Large-Scale RET (the subsidy scheme on which the entire scam depends) like the Sword of Damocles. The LRET is set up as a $3 billion a […]

Liberal Senator – Chris Back – Demands Moratorium on New Wind Farms

**** Over bitter opposition from Labor and the Greens, and 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: […]

Vesta’s Ken McAlpine Forced to Apologise to Dr Sarah Laurie for …. well, just being ‘Ken’

**** In Australia, struggling Danish turbine maker, Vestas is in more trouble than Ned Kelly at Glenrowan. With construction of wind farms at a standstill; and the very few developers hoping to press on with projects, plumping for cheaper versions of these things – made in India and China, Vesta’s Australian adventure is little more […]

Senators Back & Leyonhjelm Keep Hammering the Great Wind Power Fraud

*** 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 […]

Senators Madigan & Day: Keep Pounding the Great Wind Power Fraud

 **** 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 […]

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1)

**** In Australia, the wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – to wallow in a subsidy stream which will hit $3 billion annually in 2019; and continue at that colossal rate until 2031. The cost of the greatest subsidy rort in the history of the Commonwealth will exceed $45 billion – every last cent […]

Senate Recommendations Spell ‘DOOM’ for the Australian Wind Industry

**** The wind industry in Australia, already belted, battered and bruised, has just been delivered what STT considers the fatal blow. On Friday just gone, the front page of The Australian carried the headline “Call to curb wind subsidies” in an “exclusive” penned by STT Champion, Graham Lloyd – the full report appeared on page […]