Wind turbines are as useless as they are dangerous. Their dangers include the ability of self-immolating turbines and/or the often shoddily constructed electricity infrastructure meant to support them to spark terrifying bushfires, especially in the tinder dry Australian countryside in summer – so far, at least 4 bushfires have been started by turbines in Australia: BUSHFIRE RED ALERT: Wind Power Really Is Setting the World on FIRE
The odd blaze here and there might be forgiven if the source of the fiery devastation provided some necessary benefit to the community, as a whole. The only ‘benefit’ attached to wind power – a power source abandoned centuries ago for very obvious reasons – is an endless stream of subsidies, a benefit only returned to those in on the rort.
On 17 January 2017, wind farm operator Infigen sparked a blaze that ripped across…
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