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Electrical Power Generation Australia – AGL Refuses To Sell Power Station To Keep It Open

May 21, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian Government may have been too quick to trash Tony Abbott’s suggestion to compulsorily acquire Liddell: (article at this link) AGL has rejected a $250 million offer to buy its Liddell power station in the Hunter Valley and reaffirmed its decision to close the ageing plant. On April 30, AGL […]

“Revenue Neutral” Nonsense

February 24, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ There are a lot of wacky schemes around for forcing people to stop using carbon-based energy, even though fire is still the basis for human civilization. The economists like carbon taxes, because in economics a tax is not a cost, just a transfer. Those who pay these taxes disagree, but […]

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 […]

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

November 19, 2017 by

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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 […]

Renewable Energy – By Royal Decree!

November 7, 2017 by

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Or at least by paper certificate, as St. Louis city council raises electricity costs for poor families By Paul Driessen ~ In 2016, Missouri generated 96.5% of its electricity with fossil fuel and nuclear power, 1.6% with hydroelectric, and just 1.5% with wind and solar. The St. Louis Metro Area did roughly the same. But […]

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 […]