SA Farmers Paid $1 Million to Host 19 Turbines Tell Senate they “Would Never Do it Again” due to “Unbearable” Sleep-Destroying Noise

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**** Clive and Trina Gare are cattle graziers from South Australia’s Mid-North with their home property situated between Hallett and Jamestown. Since October 2010, the Gares have played host to 19, 2.1MW Suzlon s88 turbines, which sit on a range of hills to the West of their stately homestead. Under their contract with AGL they […]

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 2)

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 **** In yesterday’s post – The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1) – we covered the fact that the Australian wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – for one single purpose: to wallow in a subsidy stream which will hit $3 billion annually in 2019; and […]

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1)

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**** In Australia, the wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – to wallow in a subsidy stream which will hit $3 billion annually in 2019; and continue at that colossal rate until 2031. The cost of the greatest subsidy rort in the history of the Commonwealth will exceed $45 billion – every last cent […]

Senate Recommendations Spell ‘DOOM’ for the Australian Wind Industry

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**** The wind industry in Australia, already belted, battered and bruised, has just been delivered what STT considers the fatal blow. On Friday just gone, the front page of The Australian carried the headline “Call to curb wind subsidies” in an “exclusive” penned by STT Champion, Graham Lloyd – the full report appeared on page […]

Got ‘Mercenary Sociopath’ on your CV? Then why not join the Wind Turbine ‘Taliban’

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**** The wind industry attracts a very ‘special’ kind of person, as James Delingpole details below. The SNP has done for Scotland’s landscape what ISIS have done to Palmyra Breitbart James Delingpole 23 July 2015 Dear Mr Delingpole, I am just completing my BA joint honours degree in Candy Crush and Rape Culture studies and […]

Rocketing Power Prices see Subsidies Slashed, Bringing Europe’s Wind Industry to its Knees

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**** The Australian wind industry is copping a belting from all sides at the moment. With the Senate Inquiry about to release its final report on the great wind power fraud; retailers flatly refusing to enter long-term Power Purchase Agreements – essential to obtain finance for new wind farms; and with an increasing number of […]

Dr Robert McMurty tells Senate: ‘Annoyance’ caused by Wind Turbine Noise includes ‘Sleep disturbance’ & is Adverse to Health

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**** The Senate Inquiry has had to wade through a fairly pungent cesspit of ‘material’ dropped on it by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers. No doubt to their great relief (or, in the case of wind industry stooge, Anne Urquhart, infuriation) the Senators have heard from a raft of genuine and highly qualified […]

UK’s Wind Power Debacle Deepens: Widespread Winter Blackouts Forecast

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**** The lunatics that push wind power are being forced to face up to the fact that it is – and will always be – meaningless as a power generation source. Which to the sane and rational is no surprise: a ‘system’ that relies on the vagaries of the weather isn’t a ‘system’ – it’s […]