South Australian Debacle Shows Wind Power a ‘Proven Failure’

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SA Jul 16

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 seen as a proven failure. Here’s The Daily Bell joining the chorus.

Australia Finds Out Wind Power Doesn’t Really Work
The Daily Bell
17 August 2016

Trust in public power companies misplaced … Former Labor minister Patrick Conlon urges carbon price to fix electricity system … A SENIOR Labor figure is urging a carbon price on electricity to lower household bills by kickstarting investment in new-generation power plants. – The Advertiser

Australian politicians have been obsessed with taxing carbon ever since the tax was briefly imposed and then repealed in mid-2104 by former prime minister…

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  1. nottrampis
    Aug 30, 2016 @ 20:45:45

    I wrote about this some time ago. The problems in SA was due to gas!!
    a bad fail. worthy of Catallaxy

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