Thai Turbine-Terrorist, RATCH Scores Monumental “Own Goal” during Senate’s Wind Farm Inquiry

**** The Australian Senate’s Inquiry into the great wind power fraud resumed on 18 May in Cairns, Far North Queensland. One of the main topics for the day was the arrogant and high-handed misconduct of RATCH; and its efforts to ride roughshod over the rights of communities on the Atherton Tablelands – surrounding its threatened […]

Wind Power Ponzi Scheme Implodes: IFM Investors Ditches Pac Hydro & Pac Hydro, AGL and RATCH Ditch Wind Farms

**** The wind industry in Australia – as elsewhere – is in its death throes. STT has likened it to the great corporate Ponzi schemes, pointing out, just once or twice, that the wind industry is little more than the most recent and elaborate effort to fleece gullible investors, in a list that dates back […]

Unwilling Turbine Hosts Set to Revolt, as NSW Planning Minister – Pru Goward – Slams Spanish Fan Plans at Yass

**** Planning Minister, Pru Goward has just slammed the bag on Spanish backed wind-scammer, Epuron’s plans to carpet the rolling hills west of Yass, on the New South Wales tablelands, with giant fans. Epuron’s plans for the Yass Valley Wind farm go way back to 2009 and, had it ever got off the ground, would […]

Crooks & Corruption Rule: What is it with the Wind Industry?

The wind industry seems to attract a particular class of bloke, in much the same way that the Prohibition era drew lots of heavy-set Italians to the Mob. Maybe that seemingly endless stream of massive subsidies filched from taxpayers and power consumers generates the same allure as festering dung does for swarms of flies? Whatever […]

Mt Emerald: Tablelands Regional Council Puts People & Environment Before Proposed Wind Farm Disaster

**** Kempton accuses Tableland Regional Council of wind farm ‘hostility’ The Cairns Post Daniel Bateman 28 November 2014 Tablelands Regional Council has been accused of being “openly hostile” towards a controversial wind farm project and trying everything to impede its progress. THE Tablelands Regional Council has been accused of being “openly hostile” towards a controversial […]

Farmers Tell Wind Farm Developer to Stick its Turbines Where the Sun Don’t Shine

**** The great wind power fraud depends on a few gullible land owners signing up to host turbines for charming wind power outfits like Thailand’s RATCH (see our posts here and here and here). No turbine hosts; no wind industry. Lured by annual licence fees of around $10,000 per turbine, farmers who do sign up […]

1,000 Sign Petition Against Mt Emerald Wind Farm: Survey says 92% Opposed

The battle to prevent RATCH from getting planning approval for the disaster it proposes for Mount Emerald has reached fever pitch (see our post here). Furious locals have produced a community petition and survey that shows the depth of opposition to the project and the manner in which the developer has ridden roughshod over a […]