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 […]