RE-Volt: Greeks Sue Wind Developers for Nightly Wind Turbine Noise Torture

If you’re looking for litigious trouble, spear a few giant industrial wind turbines in someone’s backyard and you’ll soon find it. Americans have made suing wind developers for noise nuisance a national pastime. Now the Greeks are getting in on the act. Hélène Colliopoulou details the fury that’s led to locals lawyering up and suing […]

Rapid RE Retreat: Looming Winter Blackouts Force Greeks to Reignite Coal-Fired Plants

In the abstract, the ‘inevitable transition’ to an all wind and sun-powered future is easy, the kicker comes when reality bites; the sun sets and calm weather sets in. The Greeks, like the Germans, have been talking long and loud about killing off every last one of their coal-fired power plants, denigrating them as “dirty”, […]