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 Now that ‘licence’ has been revoked, with rural communities in uproar.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 […]

Highland Victory: Court Finds Insidious Wind Turbine Noise ‘Jet-Like’ & Orders Wind Farm Shutdown

  Driving neighbours nuts with incessant wind turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound is what the wind industry does best. Wind power outfits literally create headaches wherever they ply their subsidy-soaked trade. But, increasingly, people and communities with the temerity to stand up for their rights are doing just that. And winning. Stuartfield couple win battle against […]

People Power: German Professors Lead 1,000 Anti-Wind Industry Groups in Assault on Toxic Wind Power

  Overrun by 30,000 wind turbines, rural Germans are on the brink of revolt, with over 1,000 groups determined to win back their heartland. Dwarfed by 200m, 300 tonne behemoths, driven mad by practically incessant low-frequency noise and infrasound, or driven from their homes, tens of thousands of Germans have had enough. One of the […]