Noise Torture Terminated: Wind Industry Panics After Supreme Court Orders Turbine Shutdown

Renewable energy rent-seekers are clearly rattled by the Supreme Court decision, that forced a wind farm operator to shut down all of its turbines at night-time and ordered substantial damages in favour of the plaintiffs for the pain and suffering, already caused to its victims. Being forced to limit the operation of wind turbines to […]

Supreme Court Exposes Wind Industry’s Appalling Treatment of Wind Farm Neighbours

The Supreme Court’s decision, forcing a wind farm operator to shut down all of its turbines at night-time, lifts the lid on a toxic culture, where the wind industry torments and ridicules its victims, as a matter of standard corporate practice. On 25 March 2022, Justice Melinda Richards of the Victorian Supreme Court slapped an […]

RE-Volt: Greeks Sue Wind Developers for Nightly Wind Turbine Noise Torture

If you’re looking for litigious trouble, spear a few giant industrial wind turbines in someone’s backyard and you’ll soon find it. Americans have made suing wind developers for noise nuisance a national pastime. Now the Greeks are getting in on the act. Hélène Colliopoulou details the fury that’s led to locals lawyering up and suing […]

Norwegian Court Slams Noisy Wind Farms Wrecking Reindeer Herders’ Lives & Livelihoods

Norway’s Supreme Court has stripped two wind farms of their operating licenses for wrecking the lives of Sami reindeer herders. Life in the frozen North was never meant to be easy – sub-zero temperatures and stark isolation are tough enough, but Sami reindeer herders have drawn the line at the adverse effect the visual and […]

Offshore Offside: Lawyers Line Up to Smash Atlantic Coast Wind Power Projects

Big-spending Joe Biden wants to squander untold $billions of taxpayer’s hard-earned on wind power, including thousands of turbines to be planted across the pristine and productive fisheries situated off the New England and mid-Atlantic coasts. Fishermen are, quite rightly, already up in arms, determined to prevent the mindless destruction of the marine environment and, with […]

Justice Looms: Wind Farm Operator Faces Liability for $Millions in Damages to Noise Nuisance Victims

  No one has to suffer endless sleepless nights caused by wind turbines without redress or compensation. It’s the law. On that score, a group of farmers has turned the tables on the wind farm operator who has been driving them mad since March 2015. Back then, Japan’s Mitsui and Co speared 52, 2 MW […]

No Place For Man or Beast: Irish Family Pockets €225,000 From Wind Power Outfit For Noise Torture

Wind developers face liability in the millions for the nuisance caused by unrelenting, turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound. Litigation is where the rubber hits the road: myths get replaced with facts; evidence overtakes spin and propaganda. Court rooms (and where they determine the facts, juries) strike fear into the (ordinarily icy) hearts of those […]

Victims Vindicated: Farmers Victorious in Landmark Legal Battle Over Wind Turbine Noise

  A farming community tormented by wind turbine noise for years is celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision that declared it an unlawful nuisance. The community surrounding the Bald Hills wind farm, built by a Japanese developer, Mitsui and Co, have been tortured by incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound since March 2015, when its […]

Vindicated: Supreme Court Slams Developer For Ignoring Wind Turbine Noise Effects on Neighbours

Call it the ‘luck of the Irish’. Over the last few months locals have racked up a string of victories against wind power outfits for all manner of sins, crimes and misdemeanours. In November the Irish government was slammed with a €5 million fine for failing to apply its very own environmental standards at a […]

Busted: Irish Wind Project Slammed For Breaching EU Environmental Directives

It’s a rare and beautiful thing when wind power outfits have their feet held to the fire. Writing their own set of rules and riding roughshod over locals has been the standard mode of operation for the wind industry, from the get go. STT recently reported on the Irish government’s very own turbine troubles: it […]