Carbon policy indecision creates ‘investment strike’ in renewables in Australia


By Paul Homewood

h/t Patsy Lacey

The BBC article about record solar power, that I posted on earlier, contained the usual whinge about cuts in support for solar (translation – subsidies).

Hannah Martin, head of energy for Greenpeace in the UK, said: “Today’s new record is a reminder of what the UK could achieve if our government reversed its cuts to support for solar.

“All around the world, solar power keeps beating new records as costs come down and power generation goes up.”

As I have repeatedly pointed out, why do they need subsidising, when the costs are claimed to be so low.

According to the Guardian report below, solar cannot even stand on its own two feet in Australia:

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