Hour of Power: $2 Billion Spent on Solar Panels to ‘Power’ State With Sunshine for 60 Minutes

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South Australians cross their fingers & hope for power tomorrow…

In the wacko wonderland of South Australia, a brief burst of sunshine managed to ‘power’ the economic backwater for a staggering 60 minutes. SA is venerated as Australia’s Wind and Solar capital; and the renewables cult is heralding this, apparently, momentous event as their ‘Hour of Power’.

Their childish cheering, ignores the fact that – thanks to an obsession with heavily subsidised and chaotically intermittent wind and solar – South Australians suffer the world’s highest retail power prices, the ignominy of suffering the country’s only statewide blackout and – as a consequence of both – the rapid decline in mineral processing, manufacturing and other energy hungry businesses.

Those trumpeting 60 minutes of solar power as the future, might well consider the other 23 hours of the day and, particularly, that rather expansive period between sundown and sunup, when in South…

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