Want Hate-Filled Communities? Then Just Add Wind Farms

The wind industry, its parasites and spruikers keep telling us that rural communities are falling over themselves to get in on some wind farm action. However, as usual, their spin and the reality on the ground are miles apart. Nancy Tips details how wind farms destroy the trust and faith that make vibrant and prosperous […]

Cleaning Up After the Wind Power Fraud is Done: Local Governments Demanding $Millions from Developers Upfront

**** Among the sillier claims made by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that these things will run on the smell of an oily rag, for a quarter-of-a-century without needing so much as a shifting spanner. The rather expensive truth is that, when they’re not bursting into flames, throwing their 10 tonne blades […]

Split Asunder: Wind Farms Cause Hatred & Permanent Community Division

After years of being shunned by former friends and neighbours for introducing turbines into their communities (or signing up for that to happen in future), many turbine hosts are keen to wind the clock back and make amends. Bitter community division, angry former friends and hostile neighbours are just one aspect of what has caused […]

Farmers ‘Hosting’ Wind Turbines Face Massive Clean Up Bills & Other Legal Liability

When the wind industry fiasco inevitable grinds to a halt sometime in the next decade, those that entertained it – be it dimwitted farmers who traded 30 pieces of silver to destroy their communities or the local governments that rubber stamped the DAs that permitted it – are going to be left with a monumental […]

Angry Neighbours Shoot-Up Wind Turbines; as Hosts Hit With $Millions in Developers’ Debts

**** On the back foot around the globe, the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers keep trying to convince the chattering classes that country people just can’t wait to snuggle up next to a cuddly bunch of Vestas V112s (see our post here). The pitch is that life for rural communities just isn’t complete without […]

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1)

**** In Australia, the wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – to wallow in a subsidy stream which will hit $3 billion annually in 2019; and continue at that colossal rate until 2031. The cost of the greatest subsidy rort in the history of the Commonwealth will exceed $45 billion – every last cent […]

Farmer Knocks Back ‘Offers’ of $100,000 a Year to Host Turbines & Tells Senate: “These Things Shouldn’t Be In Anyone’s Backyard”

**** Remember all those glowing stories about wind power outfits being welcomed into rural communities with open arms? You know, tales about how farmers are dying to have turbines lined up all over their properties? How locals can’t wait to pick up some of the thousands of permanent, high paying jobs on offer? How developers […]