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 […]

Want Lying Thieves For ‘Neighbours’? Simply Welcome Big Wind to Your Community

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 are viewed with […]

Wind Farm Neighbours Forced to Sign Away All Legal Rights in ‘Good Neighbour Agreements’

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 are viewed with […]

It’s a Fraud: The Wind Industry’s ‘Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics’ Exposed

American Pensmith, Mark Twain’s quip about there being “three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics” fits neatly with the propaganda pedalled by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers. This dissection of what America’s Wind Energy Association dishes up on a daily basis is as good as it gets, in tearing away wind industry […]

Wind Industry Corruption in NSW: Maurice Newman Lifts the Lid

Maurice Newman was the former head of Deutsche Bank, the ABC and ASX so you’d think he might know a thing or two about economics and business. Maurice doesn’t mince his words about these things: calling wind power “a crime against the people” (see our post here). Maurice has also previously made the connection between […]

How Wind Farm Developers Use Taxpayer Subsidies to Steal Homes & Gag Their Victims

**** In Australia, the wind industry is designed to be the beneficiary of $3billion a year in subsidies, paid for by a Federal Tax on all power consumers. Here’s some of what it does with that money. Wind funds used to buy neighbours’ silence The Australian Graham Lloyd 29 March 2016 Wind farm developers are […]