The current Aus Federal Greens leader Dr Di Natale, a lot more telemarketable than the prune face he replaced, was trying in vain to make sense of the SA debacle where they have launched a drive to renewables for electric energy based on solar and more problematically, wind. on Sky News today
Having largely decommissioned the hydrocarbon based generation capacity, the State now has to get power from Victoria when the wind drops or becomes too strong and nightfall turns solar into a tourist attraction.
The ex lucky country is blessed with massive coal reserves and almost unmeasurable gas reserves, with much of the coal ideal for clean hydrocarbon based energy generation, but Di Natale continues to beat the drum to hypocritically have Jay Weatheral continue his doomed crusade that has dirty energy from nearby Victoria make it doable, until the network fails then it gets really messy. Something that has happened too often lately so now the talk is of storing energy. What could possibly go wrong.
Not long to go now and Perpetual motion will be proposed.
As a child with zero understanding of the fixed laws of physics I could not understand why someone had not harnessed gravity with a wheel and moving weights. Doggy Little, Form three physics,soon proved how it could never happen.
Poor old SA already has the dearest power in the nation but morons like Weatheral and Di Natale still think like Canute, they can stop the tides and enough voters still believe them.
Of course their cruise on the good ship "Stupid" could be made to work with a couple of little Nuclear plants but wind and solar are free, right. Nah wrong and eventually the people paying increasing sums to keep warm and cool alternatively will get it, wont they.
In breaking news, no not some rural Canterbury footy player getting pissed in Paris, this could be bigly.
Canberra reports have two of Saint Nick Xenophon's disciples flexing their muscles to build another pulpit, sounds like Mal might have more troubles as if he didn't have enough with the zoo that some call a Senate.