How Subsidised Wind Power Destroyed South Australia’s Once Reliable & Affordable Power Supply

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*** Another day, another total wind power output collapse, another statewide blackout. Sure the political spin doctors called it ‘load shedding’, but for the 90,000 families left boiling in the dark, watching their perishables perish the result is precisely the same. The wind cult and its fellow travellers descended into apoplexy, when conventional generators failed […]

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

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*** 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 […]

Merry Christmas to Stop These Things’ Followers & Happy Fourth Birthday to STT

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Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings to all of our dedicated band of followers, all around the World. And it’s Happy Birthday to STT: Boxing Day 2016 marks 4 years of giving the beleaguered wind industry and its dwindling band of parasites and spruikers hell. We’ve clocked over 1,710,000 views and given our loyal readers 1,530 […]

South Australia’s Disastrous Wind Power Experiment: Business Crippled as Power Prices Double

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*** Power costs spike short-circuits onshore abalone growth The Australian Michael Owen & Verity Edwards 5 December 2016 The largest onshore abalone growing company in the southern hemisphere, whose power bill is set to rise by $650,000, has joined mining giant BHP Billiton in warning that unreliable and expensive energy costs in the southern states […]

Blackouts & Bushfires: South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster Puts Thousands of Jobs & Lives at Mortal Risk

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After what, for now, can be referred to as South Australia’s most recent mass blackout, Adelaide’s The Advertiser has finally woken up to the fact that the South Australian obsession with wind power has placed the economically battered State in a category alongside North Korea, sub-Saharan Africa and Cuba. With the passing of Cuba’s long-time […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Chaos: Victoria’s Coal-Fired Plant its Only Salvation

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Wind cultists have been making the brazen claim that the rampant proliferation of these things in South Australia led to the demise of Alinta’s coal-fired plant at Port Augusta. The perverse economics of the LRET (and the market distortions of directing RECs – currently worth $80 – to a ‘product’ with NO commercial value) is […]

Wind Power: Dangerous, Expensive, Pointless, Bird, Bat & Community Killer

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Producing power with NO commercial value (save the massive taxpayer/power consumer subsidies it attracts); at a cost 3-4 times that of the reliable and secure stuff; spontaneously bursting into flame, throwing 10 tonne blades to the four winds or crashing to Earth in fits of vertical surrender, and along the way prematurely taking more than […]