More Than $10B Spent On Renewables

More than $10B spent on renewables a ‘huge albatross around the neck’ of Australia 23rd August, 2020, Dr Alan Moran on Sky News Source: On average, Australia is spending $13 billion trying to get rid of coal and trying to interject renewable energy in the electricity market, according to economist Alan Moran. The Australian … Continue reading More Than $10B Spent On Renewables

Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines

Identifying Birds' Collision Risk with Wind Turbines Using a Multidimensional Utilization Distribution Method- Sam Khosravifard, Andrew K. Skidmore, Babak Naimi, Valentijn Venus, Antonio R. Muñoz, Albertus G. Toxopeus Source: Full document Published 27th January 2020 Abstract Renewable energy plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the expansion of wind farms has … Continue reading Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines

Solar Owners Should Pay To Sell Or Be Paid For Switching Off.

2nd July 2020 Chris Russell, The Advertiser MAKING rooftop solar owners pay to send energy into the grid should be considered as the system grapples with keeping the grid stable, the Australian Energy Regulator says. Other options include charging solar owners for the necessary upgrades to the grid – or paying them to have their … Continue reading Solar Owners Should Pay To Sell Or Be Paid For Switching Off.

‘It’s Past Time To Flip The Bird At Wind Turbines.’

'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

Climate Change: Electrical industry’s ‘Dirty Secret’ Boosts Warming

(SF6) 'has the highest global warming potential of any known substance. It is 23,500 times more warming than carbon dioxide (CO2)'.

"In the end, the electrical industry lobby was too strong and we had to give in to them," said Dutch Green MEP Bas Eickhout, who was responsible for the attempt to regulate F-gases.

"The electric sector was very strong in arguing that if you want an energy transition, and you have to shift more to electricity, you will need more electric devices. And then you also will need more SF6.