Denmark’s Wind Farm Revolt: Danes Demand & Get Ban on New Wind Turbines

Denmark is the home of the original eco-fascist profiteers – Vestas – the struggling turbine makerrun by by a band of crooks – once exhorted the world to “Act on (its parallel universe version of the) Facts”: paying $millions to the Australian Greens and Trotskyite fronts like Getup! & Co – pitching lies like the one about the noise from V112s being just like the noise from a fridge 500m away (see our post here).

Whacked with costly lawsuits from wind farm neighbours – in one case a court awarding Dkr 500,000 (A$93,439) in compensation for the substantial reduction in the value of the plaintiffs’ home, caused by incessant turbine noise – the wind industry did its best to collude with a then pliant government to extricate itself from further liability (see our post here).

The Danish wind industry then resorted to the wholesale destruction of homes in order to carpet the country in even more of these things – purchasing whole villages and then bulldozing them, such that they would not face any further legal liability to their victims (see our post here). What an admission from the perpetrators of this grand-scale human expulsion project?

Aren’t we forever being told how much everyone loves wind turbines and just can’t get enough of them? Why on earth would there be any kind of problem warranting the purchase of neighbours’ homes by Danish wind farm operators?

One theory pedalled by a former tobacco advertising guru is that opposition to the ‘joys’ of living with wind turbines is only a problem among English speaking countries: the guru reckons that complaints like those heard from dozens of wind farms around Australia are a cooked-up phenomenon exclusive to the English speaking world – as pitched-up in this piece of propaganda on ABC radio and parroted in this piece of eco-fascist drivel from ruin-economy (for a taste of what the Taiwanese – not the world’s strongest English speakers – think about these things, see our post here).

The last time STT visited Denmark, Danish was still the native tongue – although quite a few youngsters in Copenhagen spoke a half decent form of broken English. Or, perhaps, Danish is just a heavily accented English dialect?

Danes complain about precisely the same effects from the incessant low-frequency noise and infra-sound generated by wind turbines that Vestas’ victims at Macarthur in Victoria do (see our post here) and the video below:

 

Curious that Vestas and Siemens refused to be interviewed for the video?  Surely, here was a golden opportunity to toss up some more “wonderful facts” about their products?  But, we guess, it’s probably safer to keep your head down when you’re not in complete control of the final cut.

Despite the Danish wind industry’s efforts to downplay it, the resistance exhibited by Danes has spread with disastrous results for the likes of Vestas.

In a clearly unhelpful turn of events for the wind industry in Denmark (and elsewhere for that matter), the growing fury of wind farm neighbours has rattled local governments and forced them into action.

Danish municipality cancels plans for all onshore wind turbines – Resistance from residents behind ban
CPH Post Online
W Ray
7 March 2017

The planning and environmental committee for Esbjerg Municipality has brought a halt to anymore onshore wind farms being built inside its borders.

This kills plans for wind farms in Vilslev North, Kærbøl Mark and Lundmark. The three locations would have included a total of 34 wind turbines.

John Snedker, the head of the planning and environmental committee, said that resistance against wind farms has been exploding.

“Opponents, among other things, are uncertain whether the low-frequency noise affects health,” Sneaker told DR Nyheder.

“Our wind energy will come from offshore wind farms.”

People before turbines

The decision certainly pleased one resident, the fortunately-named Søren Wind, who lives in the village of Roager in Esbjerg Municipality.

“It’s quite a relief,” he said. “The politicians have let us citizens come first. I’m glad that’s over.”

Esbjerg followed in the footsteps of several other municipalities, including Vejen and Tønder, which have also dropped their wind turbine plans.
CPH Post Online

The decisions taken to ban turbines in Esbjerg, Vejen and Tønder prove that resistance is far from futile. Wherever you are, keep fighting. We will prevail. The Danes just did.

People power: a slow but inexorable force.

About stopthesethings

We are a group of citizens concerned about the rapid spread of industrial wind power generation installations across Australia.

Comments

  1. Maureen Campbell says:

    At long last people are being heard this fantastic news. But not for Forest Reefs in NSW or Wellington NSW the turbines will be going around us with no help from council or the Government.

    This terrible news for us all here in NSW.

    Jackie the Government should stop all this pain for their people but really they don’t care. As for the state Government they are as bad we have to face there is no help out there for us all.

    Well people don’t realise what damage they do or how many birds they kill and ruin the habitats of animals on the ground with their 33 tons of concrete the land is useless once these monsters have gone up and so are peoples’ lives.

    It is a scary country when you look at what is going on and the Government goes along on it’s merry way with out care in the world. As the saying goes not in my back yard.

  2. Great news. 🙂

  3. Crispin Trist says:

    Follow the Money Series 2 has aired in the UK on BBC Four.

    Text and link below from Wikipedia.

    The series was first broadcast in Denmark in January 2016 in ten episodes; it has dialogue in Danish, English and Swedish. It was broadcast subtitled in the UK on BBC Four from March 2016 under the title Follow the Money. In Finland, the first episode was broadcast on 12 April 2016 on Yle Fem, subtitled in Swedish and Finnish. In The Netherlands, the first episode was broadcast on 7 March 2016 on VARA, under the title Follow the Money, subtitled in Dutch. In Belgium, Canvas has broadcast the series under the title Follow the Money in pairs of two episodes with Dutch subtitles between 12 March 2016 and 9 April 2016. It premiered in Canada on CBC on 18 June 2016. It has also been shown on SBS in Australia, concluding in June 2016. It premiered in Portugal on RTP2 on 7 December 2016.

    The second season of the show was broadcast in October-November 2016; this series continues the stories of characters from the first series, but the main focus is on a bank practising P2P lending and their attempted takeover by a bank whose chair, Knud Christensen, was behind the fraud case investigated in the first season. It was screened in the UK on BBC Four from 4 March 2017.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Follow_the_Money_(Danish_TV_series)

  4. Reblogged this on Climatism and commented:
    “Despite the Danish wind industry’s efforts to downplay it, the resistance exhibited by Danes has spread with disastrous results for the likes of Vestas.

    In a clearly unhelpful turn of events for the wind industry in Denmark (and elsewhere for that matter), the growing fury of wind farm neighbours has rattled local governments and forced them into action.”

    The sad part is that the “save the planet” lobby with their schizophrenic, ideologically driven push for unrealiable-energy has cost taxpayers, namely the poor, literally trillions of dollars of their hard-earned money to see the light.

    Andrew Bolt nailed it commenting: “These are fake scares creating huge damage. Once again, the scaremongering is more dangerous than the scare.”

  5. Clearly, no matter what the ABC and their favourite, windmill, public health guru would have you believe, the devastating health impact of wind turbine infrasound is real and knows no language barriers.
    For a substantial percentage of the population wind turbine infrasound has a devastating impact on their lives, no matter what your native tongue is!

  6. Jackie Rovensky says:

    It has taken time but at last the voice of the Danish people is beginning to be heard, and proves the self-serving spouting’s by the industries minions are false.
    It’s time Australian local authorities found the guts to stop these horror industrial monoliths of pain being installed in their communities and showing State Governments that they are the representatives and voice of their communities and the State Governments are meant to support the community’s not their own
    putrid desires.
    Local authorities and their communities should be able to rely on the Federal Government to help if their Local Governments are not willing to, to do this all they have to do is remove the RET from the Wind Industry, a self proclaimed world industry, therefore should no longer be considered an ’emerging’ industry.
    If the Federal Government took this action then they would resolve a lot of future heartache and pain to the people of this Nation as well as prevent a lot of environmental damage.

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