Author: Rafe Champion

  • How many green jobs can we afford?

    Keith Pitt, a Queensland MP, compiled a lists of green projects, most in Qld, with the capital cost, the number of workers involved in the construction and the number of permanent jobs. The projects included the Kaban wind plant, costing $37M with 250 construction workers and 5 permanent staff, Clarke Creek wind, 1.5Bil, 350 construction…

  • Rafe’s Roundup Feb

    ADDITIONS Western Heritage The Free Speech Union of Australia Australians for Science and Freedom Quadrant  The Energy Realists    IPA Net Zero  Aust Spectator     Jo Nova  Centre for Independent Studies  Conservative Vagabond      The Monarchists    The Free Press    Bettina Arndt    Menzies Research Centre  The Sydney Institute    IPA     Mannkal  Taxpayers   Alexandra Marshall `    Australian Inst for Progress  The Conservative Party  CPAC

  • Bob King’s Roundup

    Please distribute to your network those sections which may be relevant. Regards, Bob King QUICK SUMMARY OF WHAT IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS:- LOCATED or ADVISED THIS WEEK 29/2/24 Moah Creek Wind, Rockhampton 6/4/24   Tasmania’s Climate Change Plan PREVIOUSLY 19/2/24 Gelliondale Wind, Vic 19/2/24 Senate  Protecting the Spirit of Sea Country Bill 2023 23/2/24 Offshore Storage 24/2/24 Punchs Creek Solar, Toowoomba…

  • The Bob King Report

    Please distribute to your network those sections which may be relevant. Regards, Bob King QUICK SUMMARY OF WHAT IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS:- LOCATED or ADVISED THIS WEEK 21/2/24 Brigalow Peaking Plant, QLD 4/3/24  New Vehicle Emissions Standard PREVIOUSLY 12/2/24 IPCN Hills of Gold Wind Farm 14/2/24 Gippsland Offshore Marine Survey 16/2/24 Draft ISP 16/2/24 Victorian Transmission 19/2/24 Gelliondale Wind, Vic 19/2/24 Senate  Protecting the Spirit…

  • Rafe’s Roundup Feb 3

    Australians for Science & Freedom] Free Speech Union of Australia Quadrant  The Energy Realists    IPA Net Zero  Aust Spectator    Jo Nova  Centre for Independent Studies  Conservative Vagabond      The Monarchists    The Free Press    Bettina Arndt    Menzies Research Centre  The Sydney Institute    IPA     Mannkal   Taxpayers   Alexandra Marshall `    Australian Inst for Progress  The Conservative Party  CPAC

  • Global energy mix

    Fascinating chart to show that intermittent energy is not making any difference to the energy mix. As Mark Mills told us, 20 years, 5 or 10 trillion dollars and the needle has barely moved.

  • Nasty Projects in Play

    Please distribute to your network those sections which may be relevant. Regards, Bob King Project amendments are proceeding without referral back for submissions, e.g. Liverpool Range Wind Farm –  SSD-6696-Mod-1  EXH-67001459, increased tip height to 215m, increased vegetation clearing, but reduced turbines from 267 to 185. Battery projects and enlargement are also being approved without consultation. There has…

  • Projects Pending Approval

    Please distribute to your network those sections which may be relevant. I note the lack of projects in NSW whilst awaiting change in approvals process, where 89 renewable projects are prospective. See  https://infrastructurepipeline.org/search Regards, Bob King.  QUICK SUMMARY OF WHAT IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS:- LOCATED or ADVISED THIS WEEK 2/2/24   VIC Waste to Energy 6/2/24   Pottinger…

  • Bob King’s roundup

    WHAT IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS:- Please distribute relevant sections to your network Regards, Bob King.  QUICK SUMMARY LOCATED or ADVISED THIS WEEK 18/1/24 Moonlight Range Wind, Central QLD 9/2/24   Forecasting Assumptions and Gencost 9/2/24   Draft legislation on climate-related financial disclosures 23/2/24 Offshore Storage 24/2/24 Punchs Creek Solar, Toowoomba 22/3/24 House of Reps, EV’s and Batteries PREVIOUSLY 15/1/24 Western Downs BESS QLD, $600m…

  • Rafe’s Roundup

    THE REGULAR RASCALS Quadrant  The Energy Realists   IPA Net Zero  Aust Spectator    Jo Nova  Centre for Independent Studies  Conservative Vagabond      The Monarchists    The Free Press    Bettina Arndt    Menzies Research Centre  The Sydney Institute    IPA     Mannkal  Taxpayers   Alexandra Marshall `    Australian Inst for Progress  The Conservative Party  CPAC