Australians paying $600 per household to subsidize wind and solar

Australians paying $600 per household to subsidize wind and solar, by Joanne Nova.

Australia is a wonderful living experiment for nations worldwide of how a people with more energy resources per capita than anywhere else in the world can sabotage a perfectly good electricity grid in the hope of appeasing the Weather Gods. …

Electricity costs have doubled in Australia, Finkel’s plan would take what isn’t working, and do more of it – in the process pretty much destroying one fifth of our manufacturing base, costing us thousands of jobs, and adding almost $588-$768 per household annually to energy bills. Let’s ask Australian voters if they want cheap coal power or if they’d rather spend $600 a year to make the weather unmeasureably nicer in 2100? Why don’t we have a plebescite on that? …

In 1999 Australians had some of the cheapest electricity in the world:

By 2015 Australia has a lot more renewables, and a lot more expensive electricity.