Tag: abatement

Has Logan county, Ohio started a BigWind ‘say no’ trend?

Within the past month, Logan county, Ohio said NO to the enormous tax break, aka PILOT, to Everpower. Here is a county in New York, following in their footsteps.  And, the developer is well known to Van Wert county, Ohio, as it is Apex. Mr. Gray has it right...BigWind does NOT create more than a … Continue reading Has Logan county, Ohio started a BigWind ‘say no’ trend?

Van Wert county commissioner opinion of BigWind

A Van Wert county commissioner opinion about the new potential for a 35,000 Apex project. He compares this to living next to a hog farm...which no one wants to do. If you have heard that communities are torn apart by the wind industry, he hints at that reality in Van Wert. What will happen if … Continue reading Van Wert county commissioner opinion of BigWind

WHY is BigWind HERE? Read this excellent analysis

  Outstanding analysis showing us WHY BigWind has entered our states...READ ALL THE BOLDS, IF NOTHING ELSE ...Last month, during its annual conference, the American Wind Energy Association issued a press release trumpeting the growth of wind-energy capacity. It quoted the association’s CEO, Tom Kiernan, who declared that the wind business is “an American success … Continue reading WHY is BigWind HERE? Read this excellent analysis

Are wind developers part of your ‘public’ at county commissioner meetings?

This week Everpower spoke on the record to the Springfield News Sun about their future plans.   Everpower spokesman, Michael Speerscheider, had this to say:  “ It’s still too early to say whether the legislation will mean the end of the Buckeye wind farm,” said Michael Speerschneider, a spokesman for Everpower. The project is in jeopardy … Continue reading Are wind developers part of your ‘public’ at county commissioner meetings?

Wake up Ohio Senator Cliff Hite. Will the people reelect you next time?

Unfortunately, Mr. Schaffner (an anti-'wind'er) was not successful in his efforts to unseat Senator Hite; however, pay attention Mr. Hite. Van Wert county is, currently, your only county with industrial wind turbines…that won't be the case for long. In this only county with turbines, Mr. Schaffner carried 49.8% of the votes. Consider this a wake … Continue reading Wake up Ohio Senator Cliff Hite. Will the people reelect you next time?