No Salvation: South Australian Businesses Being Crushed by Wind Power Costs

Climate Sceptics have been warning of the, inevitable, ‘unreliable’ energy (wind/solar) disaster for a *long* time.
Sadly it has taken businesses to fold and people’s lives to be crushed, for the mainstream media and politicians to finally begin to open their eyes.

How long before global warming alarmists open theirs and finally end the fuel-poverty driven pain and misery suffered by hard working (non-elite) taxpayers and families??

Time to wake up.

STOP THESE THINGS

Gerard Mahoney, manager of iron making at the Arrium steel works, in front of the blast furnace in Whyalla.

Arrium Steel’s Gerard Mahoney: SA’s power play the last roll of the dice.

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South Australia’s unfolding energy calamity, has drawn all sorts of self-professed experts out of the woodwork; desk-bound boffins, who all seem to have ready-made answers to SA’s self-inflicted power supply and pricing disaster.

However, most of their “solutions” involve spending hundreds of $millions more of other people’s money.  We’ll hand over to The Australian, as another power market dilettante, Tony Wood from the Grattan Institute (a Labor-left think tank) struts his stuff.

Green push risks power price surge, distorts national market
The Australian
Rick Wallace & Michael Owen
21 July 2016

Energy crises in South Australia and Tasmania have shown that unilateral state-based renewable energy measures were distorting the national market and could trigger damaging price surges in eastern states, one of Australia’s leading energy specialists has warned.

The head of energy policy at the Grattan Institute…

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