Vesta’s Ken McAlpine Forced to Apologise to Dr Sarah Laurie for …. well, just being ‘Ken’

**** In Australia, struggling Danish turbine maker, Vestas is in more trouble than Ned Kelly at Glenrowan. With construction of wind farms at a standstill; and the very few developers hoping to press on with projects, plumping for cheaper versions of these things – made in India and China, Vesta’s Australian adventure is little more […]

Senators Madigan & Day: Keep Pounding the Great Wind Power Fraud

 **** Following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with […]

Lilli-Anne Green – no ‘Green’ Dupe – tells Senate: Wind Farm Health Impacts ‘Universal’

**** Following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with […]

The Wind Industry’s Days of ‘Wine & Roses’ are Over: Australian Senate says Massive Subsidies Should End

**** Renewable energy handouts winding down The Australian Graham Lloyd 6 August 2015 There is a real-world example of what can happen when subsidies are cut and greater scrutiny is applied to renewable energy projects, buried in the pages of the much maligned Senate committee report into wind turbines and health. In January 2012, following […]

Australian Senate’s Recommendations to Curb the Wind Industry – Driven by Common Sense & Compassion

**** After almost 6 months, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud has delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with facts, clarity, […]

Dr Malcolm Swinbanks tells Senate: ‘NASA’s 1980s Research on Health Effects from Wind Farm Noise More Relevant Than Ever’

**** The Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud has heard evidence and received submissions from some of the best in the acoustics and health business: Dr Malcolm Swinbanks, among them. Here’s what he had to say. Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines – 23 June 2015 SWINBANKS, Dr Malcolm Alexander, Private capacity CHAIR […]

Senator Bob Day Aims the Blowtorch at the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** Bob Day is the Family First Senator for South Australia. He’s one of the good Senators sitting on the Senate’s Inquiry into the great wind power fraud; and he gets it. Here’s a recent press release from Bob which requires no further introduction or comment from us. WIND TURBINES NOW FACE OVERDUE SCRUTINY Wednesday […]

Wind Farm Senate Inquiry Fallout Continues

**** When the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off in Portland, Victoria on 30 March, STT predicted that the wind industry was headed for a world of pain, misery and woe (see our post here). Well, not to say we told you so, but things are going from disastrous to catastrophic. […]

Thai Turbine-Terrorist, RATCH Scores Monumental “Own Goal” during Senate’s Wind Farm Inquiry

**** The Australian Senate’s Inquiry into the great wind power fraud resumed on 18 May in Cairns, Far North Queensland. One of the main topics for the day was the arrogant and high-handed misconduct of RATCH; and its efforts to ride roughshod over the rights of communities on the Atherton Tablelands – surrounding its threatened […]

Top Acoustics/Health Doc – Bob Thorne – Slams the Pro-Wind Industry Bias of the NHMRC & Clean Energy Regulator

**** The Australian Senate’s Inquiry into the great wind power fraud has received some cracking submissions; which collectively hammer the lies, treachery and deceit of an industry devoid of any social conscience, moral decency; and that, like an unreformed heroin junkie, slurps up $billions in Federally mandated subsidies, filched from power punters, without any economic […]