All those Greenie supporters of renewables, like wind and solar, ought to have their own residences connected up to them only, not the grid. Instead the rest of us have to suffer with higher power costs to pay for the subsidies, and the costs of no wind, and cloudy days. Terry McCrann has noticed their futility:
Terry McCrann nails the abject stupidity of renewables and why any support for the RET is futile and counterproductive. The sad fact, whether or not the greenies can face it or not, is that renewables cost a lot without achieving the goals they are meant to.
ON Monday, all the wind farms in Southern Australia, all the hundreds of turbines…
Only in the ABC world, are renewables expanding around the world. Once the subsidies are removed, investors disappear:
[…]We’re told “clean” energy is a viable and cost effective. But cut the government subsidies, and 97 percent of investors vanish (in Australia it’s collapsed from $2.6b annually to $80m). The truth is that renewables are almost totally dependent on taxpayer largess. No wonder they lobby like their life depends on it. It does.