SA Farmers Paid $1 Million to Host 19 Turbines Tell Senate they “Would Never Do it Again” due to “Unbearable” Sleep-Destroying Noise

**** Clive and Trina Gare are cattle graziers from South Australia’s Mid-North with their home property situated between Hallett and Jamestown. Since October 2010, the Gares have played host to 19, 2.1MW Suzlon s88 turbines, which sit on a range of hills to the West of their stately homestead. Under their contract with AGL they […]

German Medicos Demand Moratorium on New Wind Farms

**** In the last few weeks, the backlash against the wind industry has taken on a character almost unthinkable a year or so ago. Britain’s newly empowered Conservatives have slammed the bag on new subsidies for on-shore wind power and will give local communities the power to veto wind farm plans (see our post here). […]

Top Acoustic Engineer – Malcolm Swinbanks – Experiences Wind Farm Infrasound Impacts, First Hand

  **** Top Acoustic Engineer, Dr Malcolm Swinbanks has been at the forefront of investigating the impacts of infrasound and low-frequency noise for over 40 years; and has been on the wind industry’s stinky trail in Michigan since 2009. Last month, he delivered this technically brilliant paper: “Direct Experience of Low Frequency Noise and Infrasound […]

David Mortimer, Turbine Host: An “Inconvenient” Wind Industry Fact

**** With Steven Cooper’s Cape Bridgewater study sending shock-waves through the wind industry around the world (see our posts here and here and here), the wind industry – always prickly when it comes to fronting up to “inconvenient” facts (see our post here) – is more defensive than ever. In Australia, one long-running “inconvenience” for […]