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Australian Politics – ACCC Backs Abbott: Help Build New Power Generator

July 11, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Tony Abbott and the Nationals are right and Malcolm Turnbull wrong, judging by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s report on electricity. Yes, government should subsidise or guarantee contracts to allow a new generator – probably coal – to be built: The competition watchdog has called for radical reform of the […]

Fake Facts Australia: Electricity Boss Trashes Coal Fired Power

May 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How can we trust the Turnbull Government’s Energy ­Security Board chairwoman, Kerry Schott, when she makes such false claims: You are unlikely to see a new coal-fired generation plant built unless there is a change in technology and a decline in the price of coal. The cost of running a clean-coal plant […]

Australian Electrical Power Generation – Sheridan Versus Kelly: Sense Versus Rage

April 6, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A superb column by Greg Sheridan, contradicting the howl of rage from warmist Paul Kelly: The Turnbull government’s energy narrative has completely collapsed in a welter of indecipherable internal contradictions and ridiculous figures plucked from the air in a way that inevitably brings to mind the last days of the Gillard-Rudd […]

Australian Politics – Warmist Prime Minister Turnbull Faces Revolt From Coal Fired Power Supporting Group Of Politicians

April 3, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull lost the Liberal leadership in 2009 because he was a warmist wanting a form of carbon tax. The same issue could cost him again: Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee is being challenged by a group of Coalition MPs who have formed an internal faction to pressure […]

Energy Security Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Energy Plan Doesn’t Make The Cuts It Claims

November 23, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This suggests Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee is a dud for Australia: Wholesale electricity price reductions that the Turnbull government attributes to its preferred National Energy Guarantee policy will really be driven by the existing Renewable Energy Target, government modelling says. The government released a summary of the modelling […]

Energy Security Australia – McCrann: Prime Minister Turnbull’s Electricity Plan Will Fry The Liberals

October 21, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: This recently released policy for the ongoing security of electrical power generation here in Australia is drawing criticism from virtually every quarter, and that reflects back onto the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull. Where you see the word ‘Liberal’ here, this refers to the Major Coalition partner in the Australian Government, […]

Energy Security Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s New Electricity Plan Just Died

October 20, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Turnbull Government’s electricity plan is politically stuffed if this is where the debate’s got to: Malcolm Turnbull’s new energy policy is fuelling anxiety among government MPs, who are liken­ing it to a “cap and trade” carbon scheme and demanding that emissions reductions be delayed as long as possible to minimise […]

Energy Security Australia – He Once Said It Was ‘Delusional’, But Now It’s Prime Minister Turnbull’s Policy

October 18, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull claims he now has a scheme to cut electricity prices AND cut emissions. But in 2010 he said such a claim would be “delusional”. Watch. So here we still are, paying extra under Turnbull’s scheme to meet the agreements he made under the Paris accord to […]

Renewable Power Australia – Paying You To Use Less Of The Green Power They Forced You To Pay For

October 11, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Paying you $36 million  to use less, not spending our money instead to provide more:   The federal government will pay households and businesses across three states to turn down their air conditioning, furnaces and cool rooms to stave off blackouts during peak demand. Under a $36 million program to be launched […]

Renewable Power Australia – Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott: We Need A ‘Jobs First’ Energy Policy, Not A Clean Energy One

September 20, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott steps up his war on the “clean energy” obsession that’s destroyed our cheap and reliably supply of electricity for no gain to the planet: But even a clean energy target that notionally permits new coal-fired power stations while still subsidising renewables is not going […]

Renewable Power Australia – National Party Says No To Green Subsidies

September 11, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Warmists claim renewables are now as cheap as coal-fired power.   So the Nationals call their bluff: Warmists claim renewables are now as cheap as coal-fired power, So the Nationals call their bluff: “The Nationals have voted to remove all subsidies for renewable energy providers over a five-year period and to […]