SA’s Wind Farms Guilty: 28 September ‘Black System’ Caused by Wind Power Output Collapse

*** Whichever way you slice it (and it’s been cut from every possibly exculpatory angle), South Australia’s infamous Statewide blackout on 28 September 2016 was due to the inability of its 18 wind farms to tough out a typically vigorous spring storm front. Where conventional generators have no difficulty chugging away in bad weather, ‘systems’ […]

‘Reliance’ on Wind & Solar Pushes Germany’s Grid to the Brink of Collapse

Wind power in Germany doesn’t just look chaotic, it is chaotic. Over the winter, Germany’s weather dependent power system reached the very brink of collapse, as breezes became zephyrs and the sun spent the day-time hiding behind clouds and snow flurries. Germany Facing Mass Blackouts Because The Wind And Sun Won’t Cooperate The Daily Caller […]

‘System Black’: South Australia’s Wind Power Experiment a Costly, Abject Failure

*** No other two word combination strikes more fear into the hearts of the wind industry and its political backers than ‘South Australia’. Rocketing power prices, routine load shedding and mass blackouts are the inevitable results of South Australia’s wind power experiment. Tom Quirk trained as a nuclear physicist at the University of Melbourne. He […]

Australia’s Renewable Policy Doomed as Labor Party Scuttles Away from Suicidal 50% RET

*** Former union bully boy and billionaire wannabe, Labor opposition leader, Bill Shorten is all over the shop on energy policy. Terrified witless of the lunatic left and the Greens who, like the tail that wags the dog, have driven the Australian Labor Party into a suicidal push for a 50% RET, Shorten has taken […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Debacle: Supermarkets Sacking Staff, While Sales of Portable Generators Boom

Reliable, secure and affordable electricity is one of those things that the last few generations of Australians have largely taken for granted. Not so in Australia’s so-called ‘wind power capital’, South Australia. These days, Croweaters count their blessings if power is delivered at all and count their pennies every time they’re hit with a power […]

When Will Josh Frydenberg Stop Lying About the Federal Government’s $40bn RET?

*** Blame shifting and buck-passing have become the national political sport. Lying and obfuscation are, of course, essential prerequisites for those moving up the political ladder. However, the brazenness with which Australia’s Energy and Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg engages in political ‘craft’ is breathtaking. In a week where South Australia saw 90,000 homes chopped from […]

State of Emergency: South Australia’s Wind Power Crisis Hits Full-Scale Panic

It’s a little like watching the same train wreck, over and over again. South Australia’s power pricing and supply calamity is something that STT has been predicting for years. Now that the disaster has been realised, mainstream media are all over it like a tropical rash. In South Australia there is a pervasive sense of […]