Australia’s Energy Debacle Unplugged: Liberal Senator Chris Back Slams Wind Power

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There are very few Australian politicians who have bothered to do the slightest bit of homework on Australia’s energy policy, and even fewer still have taken the time to understand how Australia’s ridiculous renewable energy targets have destroyed once reliable grids and driven power prices through the roof. One who has managed to get to […]

Wind Power Debacle: Retail Businesses Belted by South Australia’s Rocketing Power Prices

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In 2002, then Labor Premier, Mike Rann hitched South Australia’s wagon to wind power. 15 years later, his successors and former subjects get to reap what he sowed. A grid on the brink of collapse, routine load shedding and statewide blackouts have left South Australia an international laughing stock. Its vapid Premier, Jay Weatherill occupies […]

Alan Jones Slams Subsidised Wind Power & Dr Mariana Alves Pereira Slams Wind Industry’s ‘Nocebo’ Nonsense

Radio broadcaster Alan Jones returns to the air after taking a break to recover from a series of health problems in Sydney, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009. The host of the breakfast radio slot on Sydney's 2GB returned this morning following surgery to remove a brain tumour. (AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy) NO ARCHIVING

STT champion, Alan Jones is absolutely on fire.  Before kicking off an utterly brilliant interview with Dr Mariana Alves-Pereira, Alan rips into the Liberal Coalition’s Energy and Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg. Frydenberg is juggling a politically poisoned chalice, overflowing with the voter backlash that’s brewing in South Australia – due to its wind powered pricing and […]

Americans Count the Insane Costs of Trying to Run On Wind Power

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Americans enjoy the cheapest electricity in the World – thanks to ultra-cheap gas, plenty of nuclear power and a fair share of hydro among their power mix. However, how long its natural advantage over countries who have tied their hopes on the Wind Gods lasts, depends entirely on how soon it can pull the rug […]

South Australian Debacle Shows Wind Power a ‘Proven Failure’

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It took the wind power disaster to unfold in South Australia before mainstream media started to notice the bleeding obvious: these things don’t work – on any level. Slowly, but surely the press have pounced – attacking the causes and consequences of pouring $billions in subsidies at a power generation system which can only be […]

Ross McKitrick: Wind Power Subsidies Triple Power Prices in Ontario

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One of the favourite smoke-and-mirrors lines pulled by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that wind power lowers power prices. Among the ‘tiny’ little omissions in that pitch are that: 1) they’re only ever talking about spot prices when the wind is blowing; and 2) they skate over the massive subsidies that get […]

Believe in Unicorns & Pixies? Why Not Believe in the Fantasy of Wind Power, Too?

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The wind-cultist is a special breed: long on starry-eyed belief; short on our good friends ‘logic’ and ‘reason’ – occupying a fact-and-consequence-free netherworld, in which their favoured form of power generation arrives as a result of meteorological serendipity and, when it doesn’t, the power still appears, as if by magic. Except that the ‘magic’ was […]