No ‘Right’ Place: Industrial Wind Turbines Don’t Belong In ANYONE’S Backyard

As wind turbines are incapable of generating power on demand and wouldn’t last a second without massive subsidies, there is no ‘right’ place for them. Any power generation source that can’t deliver electricity on demand is pointless, so talk about appropriate siting is pure nonsense. Why bother? Rent seekers and crony capitalists are the only […]

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 […]

Landmark Decision Vindicates Victims: Supreme Court Orders Total Wind Farm Shutdown

In a world-first, neighbours tormented by wind turbine noise have won a landmark victory, forcing the operator to shut down all of its turbines at night-time. Yesterday, Justice Melinda Richards of the Victorian Supreme Court slapped an injunction on a wind farm because the noise it generates has been driving neighbours nuts for seven years, […]

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 […]