Guilty: Subsidised Wind & Solar Drive Australia’s Rocketing Retail Power Prices

Among the dwindling band of deluded wind and sun worshippers, no two words are more prone to send them into apoplexy than ‘South Australia’. Held up as the example of how to run an economy on sunshine and breezes (sprinkled with a liberal dose of pixie dust and batteries that cost $150 million to power […]

‘Green’ Premiers Red-Faced: Wind Power Fiasco Ends in Dirty Diesel Debacle

  Australia’s ludicrous attempt to run on sunshine and breezes sometimes reads like the farcical plot of an episode of Blackadder or Fawlty Towers. In a ‘you couldn’t make this up if you tried’ moment, Australia’s ‘greenest’ States, Victoria and South Australia (which has been forced to wear its mantle as ‘Australia’s wind power capital’, […]

Australia’s Suicidal RET: Eastern States Soon to Follow South Australia Over its Wind Power Cliff

Maurice Newman was the former head of Deutsche Bank, the ABC and ASX so you’d be forgiven for thinking that he might know a thing or two about economics and business. Maurice doesn’t mince his words about these things: calling wind power “a crime against the people” (see our post here). Maurice has also previously […]

Trump’s War on Wind Power: Access to Cheap & Reliable Power an Economic Fundamental

If the election of Donald Trump holds any lesson at all, it’s that energy costs and the security of its supply determine the economic and social health of any Nation, and ignoring that fact – by zealously pushing policies to the contrary – will end in tears for those foolish and arrogant enough to believe […]

Premier Daniel Andrews Rallies Wind Cult & Declares War on Victoria

Terry McCrann: Premier declaring war on Victoria Herald Sun Terry McCrann 30 August 2016 THE Premier Daniel Andrews has declared war on the people and on the businesses of Victoria. And let’s not of course forget the birds. In very simple terms he wants every single individual and every single business in the state to […]

Victoria’s Wind Rush sees 34,000 Households Chopped from the Power Grid

It took a while for Victoria to catch up with Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia when it comes to the roll-out of giant fans. Now, just like SA – the cost of doing so is hitting home – or rather tens of thousands of Victorian homes – with a vengeance. Soaring power costs leads […]

It’s the Poor Who Suffer Most from the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** In a number of posts we’ve covered Bjørn Lomborg’s critical analysis of how runaway renewables policies – and the spiralling power costs they cause – are having a devastating (and disproportionate) impact on the poorest in developed economies – and how they threaten to lock the poorest billion or so of our planet’s inhabitants […]