How South Australia’s Wind Power Obsession Sent Power Prices Rocketing & Killed Grid Reliability

*** For over 15 years, the Australian wind industry, its parasites and spruikers held up South Australia as the perfect example of what a wind powered future would look like: the economic basket case even earned the mantle of ‘Australia’s wind power capital’. Now that their dreams have become a daily South Australian nightmare, it’s […]

Wind Power – Guaranteed to Double Power Prices & Destroy Once Reliable Grids

The one thing that South Australia’s vapid Premier, Jay Weatherill and his hapless sidekick, Tom Koutsantonis can never complain about from here on is a lack of attention. South Australia’s internationally renowned power pricing and supply calamity is driven by a maniacal obsession with wind power. The circumstances that led to the events on 28 […]

Wind Power Chaos: South Australia Bound to Suffer Summertime Blackouts & Victoria’s ALP Government Determined to Follow Suit

*** Given the scale and scope of the calamity, the media’s continued forensic focus on South Australia’s recent Statewide blackout is thoroughly justified. However, what occurred on 28 September this year (aka ‘Black Wednesday’) is not the first time that a precipitous collapse in wind power output in SA has caused a widespread blackout (see […]

Litigators Set to Recover $Millions in Blackout Losses Caused by SA’s Wind Power Shutdown

South Australia’s ludicrous attempt to run on sunshine and breezes hit a ‘black spot’ on 28 September this year, when – yet another – totally unpredictable collapse in wind power output plunged the entire state into Stone Age darkness: ‘GUILTY’: South Australia’s Statewide Blackout Caused by Deliberate Wind Farm Shutdown Many parts of the State […]

Dogged Wind Power Push: SA’s Premier Plays ‘Dumb’ to Victorian Premier’s ‘Dumber’

*** Terry McCrann needs no introduction to STT followers. Here he is with a typically snarky and insightful take on the wind power disaster that has befallen South Australians and which – in what can only be described as a ‘bizarre, copy-cat economic and social suicide move’ by CFMEU puppet, Daniel Andrews – threatens to […]

Malcolm’s Muddle: Liberals Face Political Nightmare Over SA’s Power Crisis

*** STT can’t recall political columnist, Niki Savva penning a single piece on Australia’s wind industry or the Federal subsidies that brought it into existence – like a economic blood-sucking parasite. With this sharply crafted piece, Niki has set the tone among the previously indifferent press-pack. Renewable energy faces stormy weather The Australian Niki Savva […]

Australia’s Federal RET Blown Away by South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster

Renewable strategy blowing in the spin The Australian Graham Lloyd 6 October 2016 The nation’s renewable energy strategy has officially blown a fuse. Everything is back on the table after an interim report found last week’s storm-induced statewide blackout in South Australia was the result of a dramatic, sudden loss of wind power generation. The […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Debacle: Blackout Spells the End for Wind Power

*** Time for tilting at windmills is at an end (SA blackout shows need for energy security instead of windmills) The Australian Chris Kenny 8 October 2016 By plunging itself into darkness and flailing itself with prohibitive, self-imposed electricity costs, South Australia provides the nation with a critical warning about energy policy. It also demonstrates […]

‘GUILTY’: South Australia’s Statewide Blackout Caused by Deliberate Wind Farm Shutdown

For STT, laying out the facts that disclose the greatest environmental and economic fraud of all time has been a labour of love. When we kicked off on Boxing Day 2012, STT was a lone voice in a vast wilderness: almost every man or woman claiming the mantle ‘journalist’ had ‘drunk the Kool-Aid’ – and […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Debacle Killing Miners, Mineral Processors & Scarce Jobs

*** In the aftermath of South Australia’s ‘Black’ Wednesday, its biggest miner – BHP Billiton – and last two mineral processors – Whyalla steel maker, Arrium and Port Pirie lead and zinc smelter, Nyrstar, were left powerless and thoroughly crippled as a result. We’ll start with a couple of pieces that appeared the day after. […]