Opponents of wind power are celebrating a landmark order that five French turbines must be turned off because they are too noisy.
People living near turbines in France regularly complain about the disturbance they cause, but the residents of Échauffour, a village in the Orne département west of Paris, are the first to have their grievances upheld.  Christine Royer, the interior ministry representative in the area, said the noise had regularly gone over legal limits. “That is why we have taken this quite excptional measure to suspend the wind farm, she said. Her ruling is likely to boost fierce opposition to wind power in France wheree President Macron aims to more than double output by 2028. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/…/france-villagers-land-a…

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