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

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 […]

Wind Power Subsidies Crushing Families & Killing Thousands of Real Jobs

**** The wind industry’s fortunes are waning all over the globe. As politicians face the wrath of furious voters lumbered with the ludicrous costs of backing an entirely meaningless power generation source – subsidies are being slashed; investors are grabbing their money on the way out, before the whole Ponzi scheme inevitably collapses; and wind […]

Wind Power Dreamers Put Australians on Highway to Energy ‘Hell’

*** When Electricity Bill Shorten came out to announce Labor’s 50% renewable energy target, a month back back, Tony Abbott quite rightly jumped on it as an economy destroying policy, that would drive power prices through the roof; energy intensive businesses offshore; and households into a dim, dark electricity free future. And fair enough: Adam […]

SA – Australia’s ‘Wind Power Capital’ – Pays the World’s Highest Power Prices and Wonders Why it’s an Economic Basket Case

**** Once upon a time, in a land far, far away there was a veritable manufacturing and industrial nirvana. Post WWII, its population grew at a phenomenal rate; and so too did the level of prosperity enjoyed by thousands of migrants fleeing to it from war ravaged Europe – cheap and abundant food, decent, affordable […]

China’s Wind Power Ponzi Scheme Collapsing: Grid Operators Refusing to Connect Wind Farms

**** In recent times – with the wind industry taking a belting around the planet – its spruikers have taken to clinging to any vestige of hope, with the anxious zeal of shipwreck survivors happening upon a little fortuitous flotsam. One such “hope”, is their belief that China provides the perfect example of what wind […]

Casualties of South Australia’s Wind Power Debacle Mount: Thousands Can’t Afford Power

**** The new protectionism: renewable energy industry’s shameless self-promotion Catallaxy Files Alan Moran 5 December 2014 According to Christopher Flavin, the President emeritus of the Worldwatch Institute, in a few years’ time wind energy will not need to be subsidised. Oh wait! He said that back in 1984. And he was not alone, Booz, Allen […]

Senator Matt Canavan: Australia’s RET Policy: “Robin Hood visits Bizarro World”

**** Labor’s energy policy nothing but wind The Australian Matt Canavan 4 December 2014 GEORGE Orwell once said that political language was designed to “give an appearance of solidity to pure wind”. Step forward exhibit A and the Labor Party’s explanation for refusing to fix the mess that is Australian renewable energy policy. Mark Butler […]