Dumb & Dumber: Wind Power Output Collapse Leaves South Australians & Victorians $400m Poorer

If the consequences for health and human safety weren’t so deadly serious, watching wind powered Victoria and SA plummet into North Korean darkness every time the wind stops blowing would be hilarious.

Hot weather in Australia leads to a spike in demand, as householders and businesses crank up their air conditioners; it also coincides with breathless, still days and nights.

In Victoria this summer – which last year axed its 1,600 MW Hazelwood coal-fired power plant to squeals of delight from its lunatic fringe (which includes all members of the Labor government and its gormless Premier, Daniel Andrews) – businesses have been unceremoniously dumped from the grid and hospitals ordered to shut off lights and air conditioners, simply because wind power ran out of puff.

On the Sunday night of the Australia Day long weekend, 28 January, some 50,000 Victorian homes became a victim of their Premier’s green virtue signalling, as temperatures rose and wind power output in Victoria fell, spiked briefly and collapsed:

via Dumb & Dumber: Wind Power Output Collapse Leaves South Australians & Victorians $400m Poorer

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