Get Lost: Angry Mob Opposes Community-Wrecking Tasmanian Wind Farm Project

A tiny town in Tasmania, Stanley has just told a bunch of profiteering rent-seekers just what they can do with their giant industrial wind turbines. The farmers of North-West Tasmania are hardy bunch, not to be trifled with. So when Epuron turned up with plans to carpet their countryside with Chinese-made wind turbines, locals turned […]

Knuckle-Heads: Wind Industry Thugs Beat Up Welsh Grannies During Community Protest

There are few universal truths: community hostility to giant wind turbines is one, the thuggery employed by wind power outfits, is another. Wherever in the world the wind industry plies it subsidy-soaked trade, rural folk are treated as ‘roadkill’: lied to, bullied and beaten. As in the case of Jim Field, a 79-year-old disabled farmer […]

Spanish Wind Developer’s Attempt to Bribe Vermont Voters Generates Local Outrage

A few posts back we covered the story of how a Spanish wind power outfit is attempting to bribe its way into Vermonter’s hearts and minds, with fat piles of the cash it filches from taxpayers as subsidies. STT clearly underestimated the locals’ sense of outrage: here are another couple of pieces on the efforts […]