Blown Away: Counting the Colossal Cost of Cleaning Up ‘Clean’ Energy’s Monstrous Mess

Giant industrial wind turbines have an economic lifespan around 15 years, after which the chances are that they’ll be left to rust in some idiot’s back paddock. Decommissioning these things properly at a sizeable wind farm would run into the hundreds of millions. Then there’s the toxic waste. Already, thousands of 45-70m blades are being […]