Renewables Rejected: 80% of Australian Households Want Reliable & Affordable Power

For Australian households and businesses being crushed by out-of-control power prices the Paris Climate Agreement is a maniac’s suicide note. With nothing else to justify the $60 billion being thrown in subsidies at chaotically intermittent wind and solar, renewable energy rent seekers are clinging to the notion that the deal done in the City of Light will […]

Victoria Erupts: Furious Mob Rejects Premier Dan Andrew’s Insane Wind Power Push

  Victoria’s Premier might think he’s on a winner with his gargantuan push for wind and solar in his State, but his constituents think otherwise. Last week, 500 furious Victorians gathered at Mortlake to reject another of Dan’s neighbourhood nightmares. STT hears that the mood was as ugly as a paddock full of hundreds of […]

NSW Planning Dept Scotches Jupiter Wind Farm Project: Locals Ecstatic

  Utterly pointless and universally detested in the communities where they get speared, wind turbines have one real purpose: harvesting subsidies. Communities that get organised early and fight hard from the get go have a chance of avoiding becoming ‘road-kill’ for renewables rent seekers. However, start bargaining with wind power outfits about setbacks from homes, […]

Politics of Power: ‘Green’ Energy May Be ‘Wonderful’ – But Nobody Wants to Pay for Being ‘Green’ or Feeling ‘Wonderful’

  As that great frog-philosopher, Kermit reckoned, it isn’t easy being ‘green’. It is even harder when the cost of attempting to do so is, quite literally, crippling. Back in July, a family-owned specialist plastics recycling company in South Australia was forced to close its doors for good, with the loss of 35 jobs, after […]

Power Politics: Australia’s Energy Crisis Turns Voters Against Subsidised Wind & Solar

The well-worn mantra is that everyone is all in favour of renewable energy. And there’s something in it – right up to the point when they have to pay for it. Or right up to the point when the sun goes down and the wind stops blowing and they’re left sitting freezing or boiling in […]

Shock Horror! Poll Shows Tourists Hate Wind Turbines: Scotland’s Highlands Shunned

A decade or so ago, the wind industry used to include claims about the tourism potential of their proposed wind farm in their planning documents. For some reason, that pitch has been quietly removed from planning applications in recent years. Could it be that it’s not just the locals who hate the look of these […]

Renewables Revolt: Australians Refuse to Pay One Cent More for Wind & Solar

Among the mantras that feature in wind industry propaganda is the line about Australians being all in favour of renewable energy. That may well be. However, the wind cult are having a hard time convincing the thousands of South Australians who are often left sitting freezing or boiling in the dark – whenever wind power […]

Political Storm Erupts: Hostile Germans Turn on Ugly, Costly & Ineffective Wind Power

Held up as the wind cult’s poster girl, Germany went hard and fast, spearing tens of thousands of these things all over its, once cherished and pristine, landscape. The cost of its maniacal rush into massively subsidised wind and solar to German businesses and households has been astronomical and, in the mother of all ironies, […]

Wind Power Costs Crushing Jobs & Workers: The Politics of Renewables Turns Toxic

*** 2016 was the year that Australia’s voting public turned on wind power with a vengeance. Once upon a time, we were treated to pumped up claims from wind industry spruikers, like the Clean Energy Council, yes2ruiningus and ruin-economy based on loaded ‘surveys’ that there were only two types of people: those already in love […]

South Australians Turn Against Wind Power & Plump for an Atomic Future Instead

*** In the 1940s, South Australian Legend, Tom Playford (Premier for 26 years from 1938 to 1965) took a natural gift, in the form of vast untapped reserves of brown coal located at Leigh Creek, directed it through power plants at Port Augusta and, with its cheap and reliable power supply, built a mining, manufacturing […]