AGL’s Renewable Energy Future: Driving Wind Farm Neighbours From Their Homes Without Compensation

  Over the past couple of months, AGL has bombarded TV viewers with propaganda claiming that its push to wallow in the massive and endless subsidies ladled out to wind and solar power generators comes “with no compromises to you”. A more accurate way of putting it would be that AGL will make no compromise, […]

The Monstrous ‘Ethics’ of the Wind Industry’s Acoustic Consultants

The acoustic consultants who have made $millions from writing utterly irrelevant noise ‘rules’ and defending them in front of planning courts and panels will never be accused of acting ethically. Their clients demand compliance reports that are made-to-measure, and they are happy to oblige, by either causing data to disappear or simply changing the numbers […]

Wealth of Scientific Evidence Shows Wind Turbine Noise Wrecks Sleep & Health

The evidence proving the unnecessary damage done to wind farm neighbours by the noise generated by giant industrial wind turbines is mounting by the day: Germany’s Max Planck Institute has identified sub-audible infrasound as the cause of stress, sleep disruption and more (see our post here); and a Swedish group have shown that it’s the […]

Beetaloo Backlash: Local Council Joins Fight to Stop French Wind Power Developer Wrecking Another South Australian Community

The Beetaloo Valley, to the south-west of Laura, is yet another idyllic rural community nestled in the rolling hills of South Australia’s mid-North threatened by a foreign-owned wind power outfit. A few weeks back, STT reported on efforts by the defenders of that community to prevent its destruction by a French wind power outfit, Neoen […]

Swedish Study Proves Pulsing Low-Frequency Wind Turbine Noise Causes Sleep Deprivation

  For those unfortunates forced to live with incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound, the cause of their inability to sleep is no mystery. Following the same trail being blazed by the Max Planck Institute in Germany which found infrasound exposure as the scientific cause of stress, sleep disruption and much more – Wind Farm […]

Neighbours Sue Wind Power Operator – Infigen – for $20m Damages Caused by Devastating Wind Farm Fire

On 17 January 2017, wind farm operator Infigen sparked a blaze that ripped across the southern Tablelands of NSW and destroyed 3,400 hectares (8,400 acres), hundreds of sheep and cattle, sheds and at least one home. STT first reported on it on 25 January: Wind Power Setting the World on Fire: Infigen Sparks Devastating NSW Bushfire […]

New York Revolution: Councillor Joins Community Backlash Against Planned Wind Power Projects

Across the Land of the Free, there is a seething tide of frustration and anger that has seen thousands of community defenders rally in order to keep it that way; from Arkansas to Ohio and everywhere in between. New York is just the latest State to have misjudged the resolve of people out to protect […]