SA’s Labor Goverment Ignored Warnings on its Wind Power Pricing & Supply Disaster

“deliberately ignoring measured warnings from others, when the consequences of those wilful actions will destroy hundreds of businesses; kill off thousands of jobs; result in thousands being deprived of power and tens of thousands more struggling to pay their rocketing power bills is downright criminal.”

Amen to that.

STOP THESE THINGS

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Hoping to avoid the predictable consequences of one’s own actions is simple ignorance; and forgivable.  However, deliberately ignoring measured warnings from others, when the consequences of those wilful actions will destroy hundreds of businesses; kill off thousands of jobs; result in thousands being deprived of power and tens of thousands more struggling to pay their rocketing power bills is downright criminal. And so it is in South Australia, where all of those results have played out, precisely as predicted.

Warning of jolt to power prices raised a year ago was ignored
The Australian
Michael Owen & Verity Edwards
22 July 2016

South Australia ignored econom­ists’ warnings a year ago that it faced higher wholesale energy ­prices and a statewide blackout if it ­allowed the exit of its only major baseload power station.

Rather than provide subsidies or other assistance to keep Alinta’s Northern power station in Port Augusta open, the…

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