Labor’s Bill Shorten Publicly Ridicules Joanne Kermond – a Victim of Pacific Hydro’s Non-Compliant Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm

**** Australia’s Labor Party – once, justifiably, called the worker’s party – has long since ceased being a voice for anything other than the corrupt bosses of the unions that fund it – via the $billions siphoned through Union Super Funds, like IFM Investors. IFM Investors is the outfit that used to own Pacific Hydro, […]

Hepburn Wind: Community Wind Farm ‘Helps’ Wombats with Other Peoples’ Money

**** Anyone that’s looking to make a small fortune, need only hand a very large one to a community wind farm operator: More Wind Power Outfits Go Bust: “Farmer-Investors” Lose their Shirts in the US Community Wind Farm Investors Losing their Shirts Part of their pitch (some might call it laying bait for the more […]

The Obscene, Hidden Costs of Wind Power

**** True costs of wind electricity Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan 12 May 2015 Climate Etc.  Wind turbines have become a familiar sight in many countries as a favorite CAGW mitigation means. Since at least 2010, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) has been assuring NGOs and the public that wind would be cost competitive […]

Gullen Range Wind Farm Fiasco: NSW Planning Minister, Pru Goward Intervenes

The Gullen Range Wind Farm has been a disaster from the get go (see our post here) – with hundreds of homes lined up as sonic torture traps (see our post here). There are 32 non-involved residences within 1.5 km of the turbines; about 60 within 2 km; and 118 within 3 km. Within 5 […]

Victorian Planning Department involved in Waubra Wind Farm Non-Compliance Cover Up

**** The unseemly links between the wind industry and Victoria’s Department of Planning (DPCD) were laid bare by Senator John “Marshall” Madigan back in December last year (see our post here). The relationship has seen the DPCD do the wind industry’s bidding at every turn: lying about non-compliance with noise conditions of planning consents and, […]

Curt Delvin: Wind Energy’s Fantasy in Green

“Being crazy isn’t enough”: Wind energy’s fantasy in green Curt Devlin 12 July, 2014 “Never let the facts get in the way of a good story,” cautioned Mark Twain. Miles Grant heeded Twain’s famous advice in his recent opinion about global climate change and wind opposition. Grant brims with evangelical fervor when he argues that […]

Pac Hydro promises but fails to fix its screeching fans at Cape Bridgewater

Pacific Hydro – run by Union Heavy, Garry Weaven and funded by Union Super money handled by Members Equity Bank, controlled by his best mate Greg Combet – operates a non-compliant wind farm at Cape Bridgewater in Victoria – and has done since 2008. The Victorian government is well aware that Pac Hydro does not […]