Multinational Warning: Australia Has Passed a Renewable Energy “Tipping Point”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Multinational Mining Giant Glencore has warned of job losses and damaging economic contraction, because government favouritism towards renewable energy has eroded reliable baseload capacity. Energy intensive businesses like Glencore are firing workers and decommissioning factories, to match the reduced availability of reliable baseload power. Australia passes a ‘tipping point’ in…

Did Australia Just Make Itself Un-investible?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens have scored a major coup in Australia, as their PR campaign has apparently just convinced all four of the big Australian banks to close the door to lending to major new coal projects. My question – who in their right mind would invest in such a failed business environment?…

British Government Pledges Venezuelan Style Electricity Price Caps

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t John – Faced with mounting voter anger over green policy driven electricity price rises, a precarious, under-resourced energy grid, and with a national election looming June 8th, the British Conservative Government has responded by promising Venezuelan style price caps on domestic electricity bills. UK Conservatives pledge energy price cap,…

NPS West Coal Bunker and Tower Demolition

South Australia Demolishes their Last Coal Power Station

Guest essay by Eric Worrall While Federal politicians bicker, South Australia, the world’s renewable crash test dummy, has wasted no time demolishing their last viable coal power station, to lock in their pursuit of an energy free future. Senate inquiry sparks ideological fight over Australia’s energy supply and climate change By political reporter Angelique Donnellan…

California Auto Emissions Showdown

Guest essay by Eric Worrall California has geared up to defy President Trump’s efforts to dismantle ridiculously strict auto-emission standards. But there may be a way President Donald Trump can overturn their intransigence. California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump By HIROKO TABUCHIMARCH 24, 2017 California’s clean-air agency voted on Friday to…