If you’re reading this in Australia, you’re doing so thanks to coal. You might be doing so thanks to nuclear power, but for the fact that the idiots that govern us banned it, years ago.
Talk about wind and solar replacing conventional generation is just that. Talk.
The dividend from Australia’s obsession with wind and solar is rocketing power prices and a grid on the brink of collapse.
Mass load shedding events are now a guaranteed part of the Australian summer in RE obsessed South Australia and Victoria. Although those responsible for Soviet-era power rationing – the new ‘normal’ in what was once an energy superpower – are trained to refer to it as “demand management”. The cause will be, as always, collapses in wind and solar output – thanks to those pesky phenomena: sunset and dead-calm weather.
With Labor and the Greens still trying to outdo each other about…
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