Life Support: Government’s Obsession With Subsidised Wind & Solar Destroyed South Australia’s Economy

South Australia has more wind and solar capacity per capita than any other place on the planet. It also suffers the world’s highest retail power prices and has been the butt of international jokes thanks to a run of mass blackouts, including one that plunged parts of the state into Stone Age darkness for more […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Obsession Sends Business Power Costs Out of this World

As SA’s vapid Premier, Jay Weatherill purrs about his $150 million Elon Musk mega-battery that will power his economic backwater for all of four minutes – when the wind stops blowing – or blows too hard – meanwhile, back on earth, South Australian businesses have watched their power costs almost triple in three years. Large-scale […]

Wind Power Debacle: Retail Businesses Belted by South Australia’s Rocketing Power Prices

In 2002, then Labor Premier, Mike Rann hitched South Australia’s wagon to wind power. 15 years later, his successors and former subjects get to reap what he sowed. A grid on the brink of collapse, routine load shedding and statewide blackouts have left South Australia an international laughing stock. Its vapid Premier, Jay Weatherill occupies […]