Wind Power Subsidies & Increasing Power Prices

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Wind Industry Pockets Lion’s Share of Subsidies for Commercially Generated Power

A report, undertaken by economic consultancy Principal Economics, has found that Australia’s renewable energy sector received subsidies (including …

Energy

Labor’s Renewable Target is Pure Insanity: the Coalition’s Target is Simply Madness

Labor’s Electricity Bill Shorten: candidate for PM?<br>Or candidate for the local lunatic asylum??<p>When Electricity Bill Shorten came out to announce …

Renewable Energy

South Australia’s Unbridled Wind Power Insanity: Wind Power Collapses see Spot Prices Rocket from $70 to $13,800 per MWh

Jay Weatherill: SA’s vapid Premier presides over the most expensive and pointless energy ‘policy’ in Australia, with disastrous results for all.<p>To …

South Australia

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 2)

The Wind Industry: always looking for someone else to prop it up …<p>In yesterday’s post – The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of …

Wind Power

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1)

In Australia, the wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – to wallow in a subsidy stream which will hit $3 billion annually in 2019; and continue at …

Renewable Energy

The Great Watt and Pole Swindle

“Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”<p>Now, while that clearly wasn’t the CEO of AGL telling it like it is – it could have been “the message” …

Renewable Energy

Jim O’Donnell: the Great Wind Power Fraud is a Rich Man’s Game & the Poor End Up Paying

The poor get the “picture”, while Warren Buffett just gets richer.<p>The following talk by Jim O’Donnell, Professor Emeritus of Business and Economics, …

Renewable Energy

$Billions in Endless Wind Power Subsidies: Nothing Short of State Sponsored Theft

Randy Simmons and Jordon Lofthouse: with no bang for<br>$billions in subsidy bucks, just what are we paying for?<p>Here’s a couple of pieces penned by boys …

Wind Power

The Obscene, Hidden Costs of Wind Power

What the wind industry aims to avoid, at all costs.<p><b>True costs of wind electricity</b> <br>Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan<br>12 May 2015 <br>Climate Etc.<p>Wind …

Adam Creighton: Labor’s Ludicrous Wind Power Policy to Squander more than $100 Billion

In Sunday’s post, we detailed Labor’s descent into wind power madness – with its impossible push for a 50% renewable energy target.<p>One of the …

Renewable Energy

Lessons from Germany's Wind Power Disaster

Want a dark & dismal future? Then follow the Germans.<p>All lies and promises – the wind industry has finally been rumbled in Germany and is about to be …

Renewable Energy

Wind Power Costs send Germans back to the Stone Age

With snow blanketing the ground, it’s the perfect time of year to snuggle up in front of a fireplace. That, though, makes German foresters nervous. …

Stone Age

Robert Bryce: Want to live in Stone-Age Poverty? Then tie your future to Wind Power

Robert Bryce: cheap energy is the path to freedom & wealth.<p>Robert Bryce picked the wind power fraud for what it is from the very beginning.<p>In his …

Energy

Professor Ross McKitrick: Wind turbines don't run on wind, they run on subsidies.

As STT followers are acutely aware, wind power is an economic and environmental fraud. Because wind power can only ever be delivered at crazy, random …

Renewable Energy

Subsidising Wind Power: A Sure-Fire Job Killer

Wind power subsidies: a sure-fire job killer, just ask Spain.<p>As the wind industry gravy train shudders to a halt in Australia, the wind industry and …

Renewable Energy

Bill Gates says Subsidies for Wind Power a Pointless Waste: Time to Back Nuclear & R&D on Systems that Can Actually Work

What on Earth would the richest man in the<br>World know about energy, markets & economics?<p><b>Gates: Renewable energy can’t do the job. Gov should switch</b> …

Energy

Want skyrocketing power prices? Just add Wind Power

Add wind power – and the only way is UP.<p>With the Coalition’s review of the insanely expensive and utterly ineffective Renewable Energy Target …

Renewable Energy

Electricity Bill Shorten Signs Suicide Note marked ‘Labor’ & ‘the Australian Wind Industry’

‘Electricity’ Bill Shorten just ‘shortened’ the great wind power fraud.<p>In a “we can’t believe our luck moment”, Labor’s ‘Electricity’ Bill Shorten …

Renewable Energy

Nick Xenophon slams “reckless” CERES Project as an “economic kick in the guts” for SA

Nick Xenophon – SA’s favourite Greek – slams the ludicrous Ceres project.<p>SA’s favourite Greek, Senator Nick Xenophon has teamed up with Frontier …

Renewable Energy

ETSA: Sir Tom Playford’s Ghost

Natural Born Leader: Sir Tom Playford<p>Once upon a time, in a land far, far away there was a place called South Australia – and it enjoyed electricity …

Energy

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

South Australia’s Master Chef contender<br>prepares for her next big challenge.<p><b>The new protectionism: renewable energy industry’s shameless …

Renewable Energy

Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought

An even bigger ‘flop’ than you ever imagined…<p><b>Study: Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought</b><br>Breitbart.com<br>James Delingpole<br>5 July …

Wind Power

Why Wind Power MWs Will Never Be Equal

The wind: a whole lot of fun – but there’s a reason why you can’t rely on it …<p><b>All megawatts are not equal</b><br>Judithcurry.com<br>By Planning Engineer<br>11 …

Energy

When will the Wind Industry Stop Lying?

Like wind industry “facts”: just a little twisted.<p>With the Australian wind industry in its death throes, the industry and its parasites are lying …

Energy

Institute for Energy Research Takes the Scalpel to the Great Wind Power Fraud

Institute of Energy Research study dissects the<br>great wind power fraud with real precision.<p>As time goes by, the number of crack energy market experts …

Energy

Victoria’s Wind Rush sees 34,000 Households Chopped from the Power Grid

It took a while for Victoria to catch up with Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia when it comes to the roll-out of giant fans.<p>Now, just …

Renewable Energy

Professor Ian Plimer Slams the Great Wind Power Fraud

Up in smoke: just like the massive subsidies<br>filched from power consumers & taxpayers.<p><b>Greens’ silence on folly of wind and solar power</b><br>News Weekly<br>Ian …

Wind Power

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

Legendary SA Premier, Sir Tom Playford always led from the front.<p>Once upon a time, in a land far, far away there was a veritable manufacturing and …

Renewable Energy

Keith De Lacy: “New” Labor – Out to Punish the Poor & Get Rich

Keith De Lacy laments the prospects for his beloved “workers’ party”.<p>A few posts back we looked at how South Australia went from economic zero to …

Renewable Energy