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Electricity prices fell for forty years in Australia, then renewables came…

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/02/electricity-prices-fell-for-forty-years-in-australia-then-renewables-came/

Mystery: Australian electricity costs rise six times faster than wages – up another 12%  

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/mystery-australian-electricity-costs-rise-six-times-faster-than-wages-up-12-now/

South Australia blows up cheap electricity, jobs, wealth, in ideological anti-coal quest  

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/south-australia-blows-up-cheap-electricity-jobs-in-ideological-anti-coal-quest/

Nations with more renewables have more expensive electricity

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/who-would-have-thought-nations-with-more-renewables-have-more-expensive-electricity/

Bonfire Electricity Bills! Two day heat wave burns nearly $400m: $45 per head in Vic, $70 each in SA.

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/bonfire-electricity-bills-two-day-heat-wave-burns-nearly-400m-45-per-head-in-vic-80-each-in-sa/

Peak heat: Electricity prices lifting off; industry shutting off in Australia. Hospitals switching off lights, “Code Yellow Alert”.

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/peak-heat-electricity-prices-lifting-off-industry-shutting-off-in-australia/

Summer heat — electricity prices hit cap of $14 per KWhr in SA, almost there in Victoria

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/summer-heat-electricity-prices-hit-14-per-kwhr-in-vic-and-sa/

Renewable Australia update: Fear of blackouts means diesel generator sales up 400%

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/12/renewable-australia-update-fear-of-blackouts-means-diesel-generator-sales-up-400/

Welcome to renewables world: Australia plans for blackouts, throws billions of dollars, but ABC says it will get “cheaper”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/12/welcome-to-renewables-world-australia-plans-for-blackouts-throws-billions-of-dollars-but-it-will-get-cheaper/

Green vision protects coal deposits, razes forests instead: Europe goes back to wood power

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/12/green-vision-protects-coal-deposits-razes-forests-instead-europe-goes-back-to-wood-power/

Save the world with internal combustion engines

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/12/save-the-world-with-internal-combustion-engines/

Another hidden cost of intermittent renewables (It’s time to talk about FCAS and roaring price spikes!)

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/12/another-hidden-cost-of-intermittent-renewables-its-time-to-talk-about-fcas-and-roaring-price-spikes/

South Australia heads back 100 years to diesel (with battery back up)

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/12/south-australia-heads-back-100-years-to-diesel-with-battery-back-up/

Last winter 9,000 more British pensioners died than usual — how many were due to high heating costs?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/11/last-winter-9000-more-british-pensioners-died-than-usual-how-many-were-due-to-high-heating-costs/

They call it “demand management”. We call it “1000 small blackouts”. Sydney people paid to switch off.

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/11/they-call-it-demand-management-we-call-it-1000-small-blackouts-sydney-people-paid-to-switch-off/

Some days one thousand MW of solar vanishes in Australia

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/11/some-days-one-thousand-mw-of-solar-vanishes-in-australia/

Germans get paid to use junk electricity: Wind power generates when people DONT want it

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/11/germans-get-paid-to-use-junk-electricity-wind-power-generates-when-people-dont-want-it/

60% of Australians are OK with dumping Paris if they can cut their Electricity Bill

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/60-of-australians-are-ok-with-dumping-paris-if-they-can-cut-their-electricity-bill/

Only 10% of power allowed from solar in Broome WA to stop grid “fluctuations”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/only-10-of-people-allowed-to-use-solar-in-broome-wa-to-stop-grid-fluctuations/

Rudd’s last minute gift to renewables -industry $7 billion extension til 2030

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/rudds-last-minute-gift-to-renewables-industry-7-billion-extension-til-2030/

German wind industry “threatening to implode” as subsidies end wiping out half or more of new plants

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/german-wind-industry-threatening-to-implode-as-subsidies-end/

ABC: Let’s pretend base load power doesn’t exist, call it a dinosaur. Who’s in denial?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/abc-lets-pretend-base-load-power-doesnt-exist-call-it-a-dinosaur-whos-in-denial/

High electricity prices in Australia blamed for sharp economic slowdown

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/high-electricity-prices-in-australia-blamed-for-sharp-economic-slowdown/

Greens, the baseload deniers, want $2.2b for bandaid batteries to keep junk renewables alive

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/greens-the-baseload-deniers-want-2-2b-for-bandaid-batteries-to-keep-junk-renewables-alive/

Renewable energy pollutes London but what’s a bit of smog if you’re saving the world?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/10/renewable-energy-pollutes-london-but-whats-a-bit-of-smog-if-youre-saving-the-world/

Some South Australian farmers going fully diesel for electricity

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/some-south-australian-farmers-switching-to-diesel-to-go-off-grid/

Within 5 minutes a wave of hot water systems switch on in SA adding 250MW of demand to the grid

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/within-5-minutes-a-wave-of-hot-water-systems-switch-on-in-sa-adding-250mw-of-demand-to-the-grid/

Rooftop solar destroying baseload profitability and proud of it

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/rooftop-solar-destroying-baseload-profitability-and-proud-of-it/

Taxpayers give $300m to Saudi billionaire for solar plant that makes 2% of old dying coal plant’s power

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/taxpayers-give-300m-to-saudi-billionaire-for-solar-plant-that-makes-2-of-old-dying-coal-plants-power/

Our electricity crisis is “the cost of virtue signalling”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/our-electricity-crisis-is-the-cost-of-virtue-signalling/

Electricity “Bill Shock” in Australia is so bad it will push up inflation figures

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/electricity-bill-shock-in-australia-is-so-bad-it-will-push-up-inflation-figures/

62% of Australians don’t want to pay even $10 a month for renewables

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/62-of-australians-dont-want-to-pay-even-10-a-month-for-renewables/

Australians forced to pay $60b for expensive “green” electricity

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/09/australians-forced-to-pay-60b-for-expensive-green-electricity/

The backlash against offshore wind, and the big-money, tax dodging backers of Wind.

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/the-backlash-against-offshore-wind-and-the-big-money-tax-dodging-backers/

Australia, Denmark, Germany vie to win Highest Global Electricity Cost! (It’s the Nobel Price Prize?)

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/australia-denmark-germany-vie-to-win-highest-global-electricity-cost-its-the-nobel-price-prize/

SA Solar Thermal plant is a copy of US plant that was out of action for one third of its life so far

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/sa-solar-thermal-plant-is-a-copy-of-us-plant-that-was-out-of-action-for-one-third-of-its-life-so-far/

No wind or solar powered aluminium smelter anywhere in the world? Could be a message in that.

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/no-aluminium-smelter-anywhere-in-the-world-that-is-powered-by-wind-and-solar/

South Australia generating electricity from rubbish and diesel powered jets, if they could only burn government regulations instead

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/south-australia-generating-electricity-from-rubbish-if-they-could-only-burn-government-regulations-instead/

SA reduces blackouts by closing Holden Factory

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/sa-solves-blackouts-crisis-partly-by-closing-holden-factory/

Australians paying $600 per household to subsidize wind and solar

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/australians-paying-600-per-household-to-subsidize-wind-and-solar/

Electricity cost train-wreck arrives in Australia

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/electricity-cost-train-wreck-arrives-in-australia/

Wind disappears in South Australia, costing wind-industry millions, BOM blames climate change even though models predicted faster winds

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/wind-disappears-in-south-australia-costing-wind-industry-millions-bom-blames-climate-change-even-though-models-predicted-faster-winds/

Can’t slip old solar panels into the compost heap. A toxic cadmium, lead headache coming?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/cant-slip-old-solar-panels-into-the-compost-heap-a-toxic-cadmium-lead-headache-coming/

SA govt to spend $100m on diesel generators (but could have spent $8m keeping coal plant instead)

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/sa-govt-to-spend-100m-on-diesel-generators-but-could-have-spent-8m-keeping-coal-plant-instead/

SA will take top prize for Most Expensive Electricity from Denmark on July 1

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/sa-will-take-top-prize-for-most-expensive-electricity-from-denmark-on-july-1/

In SA recycling business goes broke due to electricity cost — thank renewables for making recycling impossible

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/in-sa-recycling-businesses-going-broke-due-to-electricity-cost/

Shocking electricity price rises coming in Australia: Not a failure of energy policy but a complete “success”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/shocking-electricity-price-rises-coming-in-australia-not-a-failure-of-energy-policy-but-a-complete-success/

Stupid Nation: Australians crave cheap energy, yet think “low cost” renewables need support

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/stupid-nation-australians-crave-cheap-energy-yet-think-low-cost-renewables-need-support/

Turnbull, Andrews achievements: 1,000 unemployed, prices up, blackouts coming

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/04/turnbull-andrews-achievements-1000-unemployed-prices-up-blackouts-coming/

SA Premier turned down a $30m coal deal that could have saved a billion dollars

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/03/sa-premier-turned-down-a-30m-coal-deal-that-could-have-saved-a-billion-dollars/

AEMO Report blames renewables: SA Blackout due to lack of “synchronous inertia”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/03/aemo-report-blames-renewables-sa-blackout-due-to-lack-of-synchronous-inertia/

Hazelwood — the shutdown begins — lowest cost electricity forced out by government design

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/03/hazelwood-the-shutdown-begins-lowest-cost-electricity-forced-out-by-government-decree/

Gottleibsen: Australian Energy Crisis “criminal” with 75% chance of blackout

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/03/gottleibsen-australian-energy-crisis-criminal-with-75-chance-of-blackout/

Battery powered SA, could be 100% renewable for just $60 – $90 billion

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/03/battery-powered-sa-could-be-100-renewable-for-just-60-90-billion/

Fifty Shades of Loadshedding — “Welcome darkness my good friend”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/03/climate-institute-runs-out-of-money/

China has giant unused wind farms — thousands of spinning white elephants

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/01/china-has-giant-unused-wind-farms-thousands-of-spinning-white-elephants/

Mid-winter cold and expensive electricity: a million pensioners fear they can’t heat their homes

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/01/mid-winter-cold-and-expensive-electricity/

Tidal free energy takes £8 million from EU taxpayers, lasts “weeks”

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/01/tidal-free-energy-takes-8-million-from-eu-taxpayers-lasts-weeks/

If only “free energy” was free. UK Govt spending £319bn on quest to change future weather

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/12/if-only-free-energy-was-free-uk-govt-spending-319bn-to-change-future-weather/

South Australia: blackout costs $367m, normal electricity twice the price, reserve shortfalls coming in January

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/12/south-australia-blackout-costs-367m-normal-electricity-twice-the-price-reserve-shortfalls-coming-in-january-2/

More blackout damage — Alcoa smelter to run at just 27% capacity for up to six months

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/12/more-blackout-damage-alcoa-smelter-to-run-at-just-27-capacity-for-up-to-six-months/

Green leader South Australia gets energy security the diesel way

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/12/green-leader-south-australia-gets-energy-security-the-diesel-way/

Parts of South Australia blackout again: BHP Chief warns of jobs and investment cuts

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/12/parts-of-south-australia-blackout-again-bhp-chief-warns-of-jobs-and-investment-cuts/

Victoria paying big to drive at breakneck speed to repeat South Australia’s blackout

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/11/victoria-paying-big-to-drive-at-breakneck-speed-to-repeat-south-australias-blackout/

Ontario’s electricity, “carnage”, “a train wreck”, electricity costs double to reduce carbon at $250/ton

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/10/ontarios-electricity-carnage-a-train-wreck-electricity-costs-double-to-reduce-carbon-at-250ton/

How much wind power can a grid handle?

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/10/how-much-wind-power-can-a-grid-handle/

Victorians to pay $2300 each, Queenslanders $5600 to make “renewables” target

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/10/victorians-will-have-to-pay-2300-each-and-queenslanders-5600-to-hit-renewables-target/

SA Blackout: Three towers, six windfarms and 12 seconds to disaster

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/10/sa-blackout-three-towers-six-windfarms-and-12-seconds/

The South Australian black out — A grid on the edge. There were warnings that renewables made it vulnerable

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/09/the-south-australian-black-out-a-state-running-without-enough-thermal-reserve-to-cope-with-contingencies/

Entire state of South Australia without electricity as storm hits

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/09/entire-state-of-south-australia-without-electricity-as-storm-hits/

42% of US adults don’t want to pay even $12 a year to stop climate change

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/09/42-of-us-adults-dont-want-to-pay-even-12-a-year-to-stop-climate-change/

Wind power sucks money and electricity in South Australia

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/07/wind-power-sucks-money-and-electricity-in-south-australia/

Renewables industry collapsing in Europe — still a $329 billion subsidised global cash cow

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/03/renewables-industry-collapsing-in-europe-still-a-329-billion-subsidised-global-cash-cow/

 

 

 

Wind

Wind farm blades damaged after just a few years at sea — hundreds need repair-

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/02/wind-farm-blades-damaged-after-just-a-few-years-at-sea-hundreds-need-repair/

The backlash against offshore wind, and the big-money, tax dodging backers of Wind.

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/the-backlash-against-offshore-wind-and-the-big-money-tax-dodging-backers/

UK wind farms paid to not make sausages

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/08/uk-wind-farms-paid-to-not-make-sausages/

Wind turbine manufacturer admits liability for noise damage. If word gets out…

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/01/wind-turbine-manufacturer-admits-liability-for-noise-damage-if-word-gets-out/

UPDATED. Big dollars at stake: Irish families win court case against wind farm noise (or not)

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/12/irish-families-win-court-case-against-wind-farm-noise/

German environmentalists say renewables are destroying their landscapes, killing nature, wasting money

http://joannenova.com.au/2016/10/german-environmentalists-say-renewables-are-destroying-their-landscapes/

 

 

 

Solar

 

German solar: 10 hours of sun in December makes 40 Gigawatts of nothing

http://joannenova.com.au/2018/01/german-solar-10-hours-of-sun-in-december-makes-40-gigawatts-of-nothing/

Japan: Fifty solar PV companies already gone in 2017 as subsidies end. Coal soaring.

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/japan-fifty-solar-pv-companies-already-gone-in-2017-as-subsidies-end/

India, China: Clean dust, pollution off solar panels every two months, and still lose up to 35% of production?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/india-china-clean-dust-pollution-off-solar-panels-every-two-months-and-still-lose-up-to-35-of-production/

One coal worker or 79 solar ones, same electricity

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/05/one-coal-worker-or-79-solar-ones-same-electricity/

Does Solar PV in half of Europe make more energy than it consumes?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/02/does-solar-pv-in-half-of-europe-make-more-energy-than-it-consumes/

How progressive: ship dead trees 5,000km and burn them (use £450m for kindling)

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/02/how-progressive-ship-dead-trees-5000km-and-burn-them-use-450m-for-kindling/

Solar Homes use more grid electricity than non-solar homes

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/02/solar-homes-use-more-grid-electricity-than-non-solar-homes/

SA Blackout: a grid crippled by complexity

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/02/sa-blackout-a-grid-crippled-by-complexity/

South Australian electricity is coming your way

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/02/south-australian-electricity-is-coming-your-way/

Rolling blackouts ordered in SA in 40C heat

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/02/rolling-blackouts-in-sa-in-40c-heat/

If SA gets any more free energy everyone will go broke

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/01/if-sa-gets-any-more-free-energy-everyone-will-go-broke/

 

 

 

 

 

Coal

 

Coal Boom: 1600 new plants in 62 countries around the world – increasing 43%

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/coal-boom1600-new-plants-in-62-countries-around-the-world-increasing-43/

Pop Quiz: To get cheaper electricity should we build a/ new coal plant, or b/ pay $3b in renewable subsidies?

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/07/pop-quiz-to-get-cheaper-electricity-should-we-build-a-new-coal-plant-or-b-pay-3b-in-renewable-subsidies/

Finkel report destroys baseload coal power economics

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/06/finkel-report-destroys-baseload-coal-power/

 

 

Cost

 

EU Economists say carbon price needs to rise 10 – 20 fold to meet pledges

http://joannenova.com.au/2017/05/eu-economists-say-carbon-price-needs-to-rise-10-20-fold-to-even-meet-pledges/