Australian Wind Lobby Joins Massive Opposition to Threatened Jupiter Wind Farm

*** Nothing generates more hatred and bitter community division than a wind farm. While all eyes are on Australia’s brewing energy catastrophe and the Large-Scale RET that caused it, it’s easy to forget that the battle against the great wind power fraud is still being fought town by town and community by community, in the […]

Wind Industry Keeps Losing ‘Hearts and Minds’: Community Opposition Rolls & Builds

**** Remember all the guff about everyone just “loving” wind farms: you know, the spin trotted out by wind industry spruikers – like the Clean Energy Council – in Mickey Mouse “surveys” that claim 150% of your compatriots just can’t wait to spear thousands of giant fans into YOUR slice of heaven (not theirs, of […]

Jupiter Wind Farm Proponents from Another Planet

Yet another wind farm disaster proposed for the Southern Tablelands, yet another community backlash. This time it’s the threatened Jupiter wind farm at Tarago that has sent locals into orbit: the community is nothing short of ropeable (see our posts here and here). Here’s one of their number smashing the Spanish developer, the disgraceful NSW […]

Community Opposition to Wind Farms Grows Because Wind Power is a Fraud

As community and political opposition to the great wind power fraud rolls and builds across the world, the charge that opponents are red-necked climate change deniers, infected with a dose of Not In My Backyard syndrome, starts to ring hollow. Surely that charge can’t stick to each and every one of the 1,000 who signed […]

NSW Planning Department Helps Wind Farm Developers Rig Community “Consultations”

As community hostility to wind farm plans erupts across the Southern Tablelands of NSW, wind power outfits have taken to sacking and stacking committees to ensure the “process” of “community consultation” is little more than high farce. Spanish outfit, Union Fenosa didn’t like the prospect of having Tony Abbott’s key business adviser, Maurice Newman challenge […]

Jupiter wind farm threat sends locals into orbit

*** Land owners revolt at Jupiter wind farm meeting The Canberra Times Primrose Riordan 14 June 2014 Residents of villages east of Lake George near Tarago erupted in anger at an information day about the Jupiter wind farm proposed by Spanish-Australian company EPYC, accusing the group of not being open enough about the project. Farmers […]