Windmills And Health: Helene Jacobsen and Jens Hjorth thought their neighbors were hysterical because they wanted to prevent the construction of Hageholm Windmills park at Holbæk. Now – a year after the blades began to spin – the couple only wants to move away with their daughter.
AF — Berit Holbek Jensen – December 2012
Half of Danish power consumption must be met by wind power by 2020, and requires the placement of up to 1000 large wind turbines around the country. 300 have already been raised, but the neighbors complain now about noise and broken health, and resistance to wind turbines is spreading.
There was once a house that was absolutely perfect — it seemed to Helene Jacobsen and Jens Hjorth at least. “We wanted to live in a place where you could make bonfires and twistbread and have horses and for that matter, beat the drum without annoying…
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