19th February 2020 Source: Sky News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtACa5YksUc Sky News host Chris Kenny says “the renewables zealots have been out there spinning a line that it was renewable energy, solar and wind, that got South Australia through this testing [weather] period”. Mr Kenny said what “saved” South Australia “from blackouts this month” was “a big crank … Continue reading ‘Zealots’ Claim Renewable Energy, Solar & Wind’ Got SA Through January.
'Experience overseas suggests that, apart from hydro power, renewables are unreliable, uneconomical and very unfriendly to the environment they are claimed to protect. Evidence from places investing heavily in renewables such as Denmark, Germany and California demonstrates they are intermittent power generators needing back-up from conventional energy sources.'-John Mikkelsen
POWER companies in Victoria are being forced to pay five times as much for electricity as they did three years ago and are now reliant on other states to keep the lights on. The Herald Sun can reveal Victoria flipped to taking more electricity from the rest of the country than it was exporting for the first time in 2018-19. It is also now a net importer along with South Australia — a state that has had some of the highest wholesale energy prices in the world in recent years. Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor said he feared Victoria would face more blackouts this summer.