Browsing All posts tagged under »Hazelwood Power Station«

Conned: The Shocking Truth About The Cost Of Closing The Hazelwood Coal Fired Power Plant

November 19, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: This 53 year old coal fired power plant in Victoria closed at the end of March, and I made a comprehensive and detailed Post on that subject, showing that in its last 31 days of operation this one plant delivered 15% more power across those 31 day than EVERY wind […]

Why Wind Power Is Not Equal To Coal Fired Power

April 1, 2017 by


By Anton Lang ~ How often have you heard that Wind power is intermittent, but has anyone ever explained that to you, or shown just how it actually is intermittent, and what it means. What if you need a dedicated amount of power all the time? Can wind power be relied on to generate that […]

Fake Fixes To Power Crisis Caused By Fake Scare

March 20, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ We have been betrayed. Next week the giant Hazelwood coal-fired power station will be shut by our politicians’ global-warming policies. Hazelwood generates up to 20 per cent of Victoria’s electricity and 5 per cent of Australia’s. It is also a key back-up for South Australia, now desperately short of its own […]

Hazelwood Power Plant Closing 31st March – Currently Delivering More Power Than Every Wind Plant In Australia (With Updates)

March 8, 2017 by


By Anton Lang ~ This Post is about the upcoming closure of the Hazelwood Power Plant. Each day, I will be adding the totals for power delivery from this plant with a comparison to ALL the wind power in Australia, and also the total for Wind Power in Victoria, the same State where the Hazelwood […]

Australian Electrical Power Generation – Destroying Victoria’s Cheap Electricity

October 31, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the State of Victoria is about to lose a quarter of its electricity supply as the “dirty” Hazelwood coal-fired power station closes. The nation’s power supply will become less reliable, Victorian electricity prices will rise and 1000 workers will lose their jobs. Isn’t it time to call out […]

Climate Change Australia – Global Warmists Kill 1000 Jobs, Threaten Power Prices

September 24, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ More proof of the damage done to workers and the poor by the global warming zealots now running Victoria. Pray that the lights stay on. Victoria’s dirtiest [sic] power station will shut down permanently as early as next April, in a blow to the Latrobe Valley that could cost up to […]

CO2 Tax Australia – The Madness Of Closing Hazelwood

July 18, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt Victoria’s Energy and Resources Minister, Michael O’Brien, describes the reckless stupidity of Julia Gillard’s plan to shut Hazelwood, the cheap coal-fired power station producing up to a quarter of the state’s power: The claim by some in Labor, the Greens and environmental groups that Hazelwood can be replaced by renewables is sheer […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Green Dreams Don’t Power Lights

July 14, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt Reader Phil asks: how is Julia Gillard going to replace the power station she wants to close?  The chief of Macquarie Generation, Russel Skelton, said in Tuesday’s Australian that it would take 3,500 turbines to replace the generator at Bayswater, NSW. I had a look at the consequences of replacing Hazelwood, in […]