Posts Tagged ‘blame’

People who blame sickness on windfarms ‘may be bypassing doctor’

Windfarm commissioner’s first report says complainants may fail to seek medical advice ‘due to the possibly incorrect assumption’ that nearby turbines are to blame The office of the national windfarm commissioner is concerned people are not going to the doctor because they are incorrectly attributing symptoms of illness to windfarms. Commissioner Andrew Dyer published his […]

Fiery Jay still to ‘blame for power crisis’

Watch South Australia's Premier shirtfront the Federal Energy Minister during the AGL virtual power plant joint announcement. Courtesy: 7 NEWS AS Premier Jay Weatherill exploded SA's relationship with the Federal Government in a spectacular public ambush, a Advertiser-Galaxy poll shows voters in key marginal seats believe he is “mostly to blame” for the state's power […]

Windfarms aren’t the real reason energy bills are rising. Blame the free market

Complaints about ‘green crap’ have been a convenient excuse for governments unable or unwilling to intervene and cap suppliers’ prices Last week, photographs of wind turbines were once again juxtaposed with headlines about rising energy prices. The cause on this occasion was no less pre-eminent a body than a Lords committee, comprising former chancellor Norman […]

South Australia’s blackout explained (and no, renewables aren’t to blame)

Some wrongly implicated windfarms when the entire state lost power after one of the worst storms in 50 years knocked out high-voltage power pylons On Wednesday, something very unusual happened: the entire state of South Australia lost power. Known as a “system black,” it’s something the Australian Energy Market Operator (Aemo) had only prepared for […]