Rein-ed In: Norway’s Reindeer Herders’ Revolt Against Big Wind Industry Rollout

Rural communities are sick and tired of becoming roadkill for the wind industry, and that includes the nomadic Sami – who graze and herd reindeer across northern Europe’s frozen tundra, ranging across the north of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula. The inevitable backlash against wind power started in Germany and it’s spreading, fast. […]

Community Ecstatic as Planning Commission Slams Chinese Backed Wind Farm Project

The Gullen Range wind farm was a disaster from the get go (see our post here) – with hundreds of homes turned into sonic torture traps (see our post here). There are 32 non-involved residences within 1.5 km of turbines; about 60 within 2 km; and 118 within 3 km. Within 5 km there are about 240 […]

Blown Away: Mounting Community Opposition Brings Wind Industry to Grinding Halt

The wind industry once held a kind of ‘social licence’. Now that ‘licence’ has been revoked, with rural communities in uproar. In Germany, new wind farm construction has ground to a halt this year – and across the USA the same pattern is emerging. Local governments, legislators and conservation groups have united to pull the […]

Wind Industry Crisis Spreads: German & Australian Environmentalists Turn Against Pointless & Destructive Wind Power

The inevitable backlash against wind power started in Germany and it’s spreading, fast. The fact that chaotically intermittent wind power can’t be delivered as and when power consumers need it means the wanton destruction of pristine wilderness, bucolic landscapes, rural communities, and millions of birds and bats (including plenty of species on the brink of […]

Justice Prevails: Wind Developers Charged Over Water Wells Contaminated with Toxic Sludge

Ontario’s farmers, furious about the toxic sludge coming out of their wells, have finally got the wind power outfits causing it charged with a raft of offences under the Environment Protection Act. Pile-driving and the excavations required for 400m³ of steel reinforced concrete for the hundreds of turbine bases across Chatham-Kent are the only new […]

Wind Industry Meltdown: North Carolina Set to Slap Total Ban On All New Wind Projects

Wind power projects are at a standstill in North Carolina, following an 18-month moratorium on new wind projects. That ban practically crushed one project that an outfit called Apex Clean Energy had planned for Chowan County. Now, legislation is working its way through North Carolina’s legislature that would result in a total ban on new […]

Renewables Rejected: Community Backlash Forces Californian Counties to Ban Giant Wind & Solar Projects

  Community hostility to industrial wind power is inevitable, when the community in question is the one that ends up with 300 tonne monsters speared in its backyard. The characters that never leave the inner-city latte zone are more than happy to destroy your rural landscape, your peaceful rural way of life and the value […]