What do our electric companies think about wind energy? It may not be politically correct to disagree with the green movement, but we applaud the few who are bluntly honest.
In Ohio, however, some may be confused by Honda’s support of wind energy, knowing the poor performance rates of turbines. You should know that Honda is part of co-op that is ‘exempt’ from paying for the renewable energy riders. So, they honestly don’t care if Ohio mandates the purchase of renewable energy…it won’t affect them. This is a company that gets to have their cake and eat it too (and look ‘green’ in the public eye)!
Hover over the tab at top for a link to articles from the Ohio rural electric coop (and Kansas) and read below from the MidWest Ohio cooperative website:
Markus Bryant, general manager of Lorain-Medina Electric Cooperative in northern Ohio, recently published a series of columns called “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” which look at the myths and realities of renewable energy. The columns are very insightful and logically presented:
A research paper, A Rational Look at Renewable Energy: The Implications of Intermittent Power, Rational Look at Renewables.pdf