Baseload Basics: Coal-Fired Power Plants Only Thing Guaranteed to Keep Lights On In Australia

Germans soon recognised the importance of their coal-fired power plants, forced to reopen them days after shutting them down in January 2021 because, surprise, surprise, the wind stopped blowing. And that big backpedal occurred long before Vlad Putin began putting the squeeze on the gas supplies needed to prop up those occasions when Germany’s 30,000 […]

Deranged & Delusional: Victorian Government Claims Wind & Solar More Reliable Than Fossil Fuels

  Victorians can thank their dangerous and delusional Labor government for their power pricing and supply calamity. Last summer saw mass blackouts and load shedding, following sudden, routine and total collapses in wind and solar output (calm weather and sunset does it every time). Back then its Premier, Daniel Andrews and Energy Minister, Lily D’Ambrosio […]