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 […]

Curt Devlin: Details a Decade of Turbine Torture

 **** Curt Devlin hales from Fairhaven, Massachusetts U.S.A. He was formerly a Teaching Fellow in the Philosophy Department at Tulane University.  He revved up against the great wind power fraud back in 2007, when a wind power outfit set out to spear a clutch of giant fans into the undisturbed and ecologically sensitive salt marshes […]

Today Tonight Reports on Senate Inquiry Into the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** The Australian Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off on 30 March. And, fitting it was, that this band of merry men – Queensland National Senator, Matthew Canavan, WA Liberal, Chris Back, independents Nick Xenophon and John Madigan, Liberal Democrat, David Leyonhjelm, Family First Senator, Bob Day (and one, not-so-happy, Labor […]

Pacific Hydro’s Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm Nightmare Unfolds as Senate Inquiry Hits Portland

*** The Australian Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off last Monday, 30 March. And, fitting it was, that this band of merry men – Queensland National Senator, Matthew Canavan, WA Liberal, Chris Back, independents Nick Xenophon and John Madigan, Liberal Democrat, David Leyonhjelm, Family First Senator, Bob Day (and one, not-so-happy, […]

Today Tonight Report on Steven Cooper’s Cape Bridgewater Acoustic Study

Cape Bridgewater Report Rodney Lohse Channel 7’s Today Tonight 16 March 2015 [Click on the image above and click through for the Today Tonight video. Transcript appears below.] Transcript Rosanna Mangiarelli: But we will start tonight with a wind farm war. Those who claim that turbines are having an impact on surrounding communities, versus those who […]

Top Canadian Energy Engineer – Eric Jelinski – Slams the Great Wind Power Fraud

Provided they haven’t got their trotters in the wind industry subsidy trough, engineers are quicker than most, when it comes to rumbling the great wind power fraud. Practically minded, and with heads for real numbers, engineers are able to pick apart the complete pointlessness of trying to rely on an energy source that will NEVER […]

Parker Gallant: Wind Power Outfits’ Christmas Bonanza in Ontario

**** More wind energy means higher costs to power punters, pure and simple. If you’re looking for obscene examples of the great wind power fraud in action, you need look no further than Ontario. Ontario is the place where the most bizarre energy policy in the world has seen thousands of giant fans speared into […]

Alan Jones interviews David Leyonhjelm on the Senate’s Inquiry Into the Great Wind Power Fraud & Cross-Bench LRET Plan

**** The wind industry in Australia is in full-scale panic because the Senate’s cross-benchers (who hold the balance of power in the Upper House) have won Coalition support for their Inquiry into the great wind power fraud: which will turn a (long-overdue) blowtorch on the biggest rort in Australian history (see our post here). Adding […]

Wind Industry 101: #1 ALWAYS Lie About “Unhelpful” FACTS: #2 (if #1 Fails) SUPPRESS the FACTS

Lies, treachery and deceit are all in a day’s work for wind power outfits, their parasites and spruikers (see posts here and here and here). But lies about “unhelpful” facts tend to lose their shine as the facts in question keep bobbing up from credible observers – in much the same way piles of dead […]

Punch & James: Adverse Health Effects from Industrial Wind Turbines

**** Dr Jerry Punch is an audiologist and Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Since his retirement in 2011, he has become actively involved as a private audiological consultant in areas related to his long-standing interest in community noise. Richard James is an acoustical consultant with over […]