Crookwell Cooked: NSW Planning Dept 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 […]

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 […]

American Resistance: Rural Communities Reject Destructive & Disruptive Wind Power Projects

One wind industry myth is that farmers and families can’t wait to have 300 tonne wind turbines speared into their backyards. A raft of litigation, protests and open hostility to the wind industry, in general, and wind developers, in particular, suggests otherwise. As Robert Bryce details below, rural communities are not prepared to give up the […]

Bound & Gagged: Wind Industry Shuts Down Community Complaints Using Punitive Gag Clauses

The wind industry is a law unto itself, merrily crushing community opposition with the help of pliant and gullible politicians. And, where corruption reaches its natural limit, cash takes over. Mind you, spending other people’s money is always a treat. Leases with farmers who ‘host’ the turbines and so-called “good neighbour” agreements with their neighbours […]

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 […]

Knuckle-Heads: Wind Industry Thugs Beat Up Welsh Grannies During Community Protest

There are few universal truths: community hostility to giant wind turbines is one, the thuggery employed by wind power outfits, is another. Wherever in the world the wind industry plies it subsidy-soaked trade, rural folk are treated as ‘roadkill’: lied to, bullied and beaten. As in the case of Jim Field, a 79-year-old disabled farmer […]

Wealth Destroyers: Wind Turbines Crush Rural Property Values & Leave Many Homes Worthless

In Australia, hundreds of law-abiding rural citizens have had their valuable property rights permanently destroyed by wind power outfits – with knowing assistance from all levels of government. Property values for those unfortunate enough to be situated anywhere near these things, are a mere fraction of what they would otherwise be; and even the mere […]