Solar panels are time bombs - really?

Sometimes I'm dumbstruck by the poorly researched drivel about renewable energy that gets a run in certain sections of the Australian press.

Sometimes I struggle to comprehend how certain sections of the Australian press seem to consistently and uncritically spout inaccurate and poorly researched drivel about renewable energy.

Spouting the alarmist headline “Solar panels are time bombs”, The Australian ran a story today the likes of which we haven’t seen since disgraced NSW Energy Minister Chris Hartcher (currently under investigation by ICAC) launched a vicious vendetta against solar energy, when their proposal to slash solar FITs was beaten down by homeowners.

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