Subsidies Scrapped: Scots Rejoice at Wind Industry’s Demise – Time for a Wee Highland Fling

**** The Scots are a tenacious bunch; and their history is a pungent mix of romance and tragedy. Legendary characters like William Wallace – who – single-handed – raised a fearsome Highland revolt – muscled up against the English invaders, time and time again. Wallace, with Andrew Moray gave a well-trained and drilled English army […]

David Cameron: the Shropshire Wind Farm Slasher

**** Plans to build wind farms in Shropshire and Mid Wales ‘dead in the water’ Shropshire Star 8 June 2015 Plans to build wind farms and pylons across Shropshire and Mid Wales are “dead in the water” after Prime Minister David Cameron ruled out future subsidies. Montgomeryshire MP Glyn Davies said today he was confident […]

Brits’ Wind Power Nightmare to End Soon: Tories Set to Take the Axe to Subsidies

**** Contrasting with the delusions that continue to grip Australian’s political betters in Canberra (see our post here), sensible governments are rapidly retreating from the brink of energy market madness. The Americans are pulling the plug on Federal and State based subsidies for wind power outfits. Its ‘wind power’ states have cut their state based […]

Texans Move to Slam Wind Power Subsidies

**** The great wind power fraud is in meltdown around the globe. In the US, ‘wind power’ states have cut their state based subsidies to wind power outfits (or are well on the path of doing so); and Republicans are out to prevent the extension of the Federal government’s PTC wind power subsidy: 2015: the […]

UK Elections: Britain’s Deliverance from its Wind Power Disaster

**** Britain’s political betters have set it up for one enormous gamble.  Britain is wagering its entire economic future on its – out of control – wind power debacle. Back in January last year, The Economist reported on the INSANE cost of delivering offshore wind power – where generators are guaranteed obscene returns – being […]

2015: the Wind Industry’s ‘Annus Horribilis’; or Time to Sink the Boots In

**** Any ‘business’ model or industry that is built around endless streams of government mandated subsidies – like Australia’s REC Tax/Subsidy or the US’s Production Tax Credit – pins its hopes of long-term survival on the whims of our political betters, which tend to ebb and flow with the economics that dictate the fortunes of […]

Disappointing Dan: Liberal MP becomes Wind Industry Spruiker

**** STT has long had it’s doubts about Dan Tehan – a Federal MP from Western Victoria – who badges himself as a member of the Liberal Party, but who, despite his branding, increasingly sounds like the economic illiterates from the loopy-left, that have overrun the Labor Party. Well, any doubts we might have entertained […]