Coalition’s Contempt: Senators Slam Pathetic & Belated Response to Wind Farm Inquiry

STT followers will well remember the efforts made by a band of Federal Senators to lift the lid on Australia’s wind industry. Starting back in April 2015, those Senators spent almost 6 months, attended 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, heard from dozens of witnesses and received almost 500 submissions, before producing their […]

Australia’s New Senate Pushes for End to Wind Power Subsidies

*** The return of a Federal Coalition government has given the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers no respite: the ‘uncertainty’ they dread is still hanging over the terminal Large-Scale RET (the subsidy scheme on which the entire scam depends) like the Sword of Damocles. The LRET is set up as a $3 billion a […]

Australian Senate’s Recommendations to Curb the Wind Industry – Driven by Common Sense & Compassion

**** After almost 6 months, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud has delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with facts, clarity, […]

Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought

**** Study: Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought Breitbart.com James Delingpole 5 July 2015 The cost of wind energy is significantly more expensive than its advocates pretend, a new US study has found: available here. If you believe this chart produced by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), then onshore wind […]

Tony Abbott Gets the Heads-Up on Disappointing Dan Tehan’s Pro-Wind Industry Push

**** Labor-in-Liberal clothing Federal MP, Dan Tehan manged to stir up a veritable hornet’s nest in his western Victorian electorate by appearing on the Ministry’s of Truth’s 7.30 Report and putting in a performance that would have done wind industry spruikers, the Clean Energy Council proud (see our post here). Dan’s dismal efforts to protect […]

Turbine Hosts’ Lament: Hammered by Wind Power Outfits; Hated by Former Friends, Relatives & Neighbours

**** After years of being shunned by former friends and neighbours for introducing turbines into their communities (or signing up for that to happen in future), many turbine hosts are keen to wind the clock back and make amends. Community division, angry former friends and hostile neighbours are just one aspect of what’s causing actual […]

Pacific Hydro’s Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm Nightmare Unfolds as Senate Inquiry Hits Portland

*** The Australian Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off last Monday, 30 March. And, fitting it was, that this band of merry men – Queensland National Senator, Matthew Canavan, WA Liberal, Chris Back, independents Nick Xenophon and John Madigan, Liberal Democrat, David Leyonhjelm, Family First Senator, Bob Day (and one, not-so-happy, […]