Fun Foto Challenge – Solar

In 2016 South Australia suffered a state wide black out caused by tremoudous storms with gale force winds bringing down the electricity transmission lines from interstate.  (DON’T PRIATIZE YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE)

850,000 customers lost power for up to a week and our state government guaranteed that this couldn’t occur ever again. (DON’T PRIVATIZE YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE)

The Government, in its infinite wisdom decided to accept Elon Musk’s offer to build a battery system in 100 days near Jamestown to provide back up in case this ever happened again. (DON’T PRIVATIZE YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE)

Of course he managed it at a lovely cost of 161 million dollars and the story here folks is …


PS – The same government has just privatized child protection.


Friday Foto Fun – Solar

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