Iowa Farmers Claim Brilliant Victory: Judge Orders Immediate Destruction of Illegal Wind Turbines

  For too long the wind industry has owned the game. Now, increasingly furious communities are fighting back and they are winning. Driven nuts by noise and shadow flicker, neighbours are no longer prepared to act as doormats or roadkill for a subsidy-soaked industry run by liars, frauds and sociopaths. A group of farmers from […]

Deepwater in Deep Trouble: Fishermen Tell Off-Shore Wind Farm Developers to F@*#K Off

Wind developers just ran aground off the New Jersey coast, with fishermen telling them to stick their wind turbines where the sun don’t shine. Gripped with a maniacal obsession with wind power, New York State, under Andrew Cuomo, is determined to wreck its once affordable and reliable power supplies, and much more, besides. It’s not […]

NSW Planning Dept Scotches Jupiter Wind Farm Project: Locals Ecstatic

  Utterly pointless and universally detested in the communities where they get speared, wind turbines have one real purpose: harvesting subsidies. Communities that get organised early and fight hard from the get go have a chance of avoiding becoming ‘road-kill’ for renewables rent seekers. However, start bargaining with wind power outfits about setbacks from homes, […]

Community Backlash Against Big Wind: Massachusetts Residents’ Unanimous Vote Blocks Future Wind Projects

  Remember all the guff about rural communities falling over themselves to get into bed with big wind? No? STT has forgotten those well-polished propaganda pieces, too. Watching reasonable people turn against wind power with a vengeance is one of life’s inevitable events – like herds of hungry Wildebeests prowling the Serengeti in search of […]

Thinking About Welcoming Wind Turbines in your Community? Well, Think Again – An Avoidable Nightmare Awaits

Communities that were gullible and naïve enough to welcome wind turbines inevitably end up regretting being played for dupes. And it’s a regret that lasts a lifetime. Promises of money for jam; being led to believe that everyone involved is about to save the planet from imminent incineration; and being told these things are quieter […]

Wind Turbines Present Mortal Threat to Flyers: Project Canned as Unacceptable Threat to Human Life

  All power generation comes with risk. However, those risks are traded off against the immeasurable societal benefits provided by reliable and affordable electricity. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing […]

Power Price Punishment Forces Ontario to Hit Reverse on Wind Power Push

Terence Corcoran: Ontario Liberals’ huge green energy about-face shows renewables aren’t so doable after all Financial Post Terence Corcoran 28 September 2016 One should never underestimate the ability of politicians to convert massive policy failure into a dazzling display of green concern for the welfare of voters. That’s the trick now being attempted by the […]

Highlands Hypocrisy: Wind Power Zealots Pledge Undying Love for Turbines

*** ‘Wind Turbine Syndrome’ was at first dismissed as a ‘communicated disease’ by a former tobacco advertising guru and wind power zealot. But the diagnosis itself is real enough: save that it is the turbine huggers themselves that are suffering from it. Here’s a take on the latest outbreak from the Scottish Highlands. Hypocrisy of […]

Remember Life Before Wind Turbines Were Speared Into the Heart of Your Community?

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 are […]

Ireland’s Battle Against Wind Farm Rollout Escalates: Vestas Workers Receive Death Threats

On the Centenary of the 1916 Easter Uprising – its causes and consequences – soon became the hot topic in Ireland: for the Irish, deliberating and celebrating its underdog status (whether at arms, through its history, or trade) is almost a National pastime. Underdogs or not, let there be no doubt about it: the Irish […]