Wind Industry Armageddon: South Australian Blackouts Lead Australia’s Chief Scientist to Demand Immediate Cap on Wind Power

Europeans wake up and use your mind. Take this report as a look into the future.



The fallout from South Australia’s power pricing and supply debacle continues.

Last year Australia’s Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel was given the unenviable task of trying to keep Australia’s lights on, despite the havoc caused by a weather dependent system abandoned centuries ago, for pretty obvious reasons. With repeated statewide blackouts and routine load shedding part and parcel of South Australia’s attempt to run on sunshine and breezes, his conclusions come as no surprise: Australia should quarantine its, obviously failed, wind power experiment to South Australia, in order to avoid destroying an entire electricity grid.

At a time when the wind industry is under siege, and the Large-Scale RET that sustains it is under mortal threat, Finkel’s findings will, no doubt, send the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers into a permanent state of apoplexy. Here’s the AFR’s Ben Potter outlining the beginning of the end for big wind in Australia.

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