Tag: allen

OPSB issues draft BigWind siting rules- the joke is on us

This past week the Ohio Power Siting Board released its industrial wind facility “Draft Rules” for comment. The OPSB release states: The public is invited to submit comments on these rules. In an entry dated September 22, 2016, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) issued proposed rules applicable to wind‑powered electric generation facilities in amended … Continue reading OPSB issues draft BigWind siting rules- the joke is on us

Indiana county says NO to BigWind (Apex)

  Bravo, Indiana! The truth about these industrial sites is spreading.  A neighboring county already has turbines, and we are certain, plenty of people who oppose them.  We have learned, however, that we must stay vigilant. Just because Apex was unable to put up met towers, means nothing.  That is just a smokescreen because these … Continue reading Indiana county says NO to BigWind (Apex)

Pay attn Ohio, BigWind is being sued in Illinois

APEX has purchased the wind energy leases from BP Wind in Southern Van Wert County/Mercer County/abutting Allen County. Why haven't they built a massive wind farm, yet? Thankfully, our legislators have enacted safe setbacks and frozen our renewable energy mandate (temporarily). However, some in the legislature, want to change our setbacks and allow our county … Continue reading Pay attn Ohio, BigWind is being sued in Illinois

Apex prowling in Van Wert (Allen,Mercer) county Ohio

Pay attention! We have blogged about this before. Apex has purchased the BP Wind Energy leases that encompass the south end of Van Wert county and abutt Allen county. BP had wanted to utilize the Spencerville-Elgin railroad to transmit their energy East. They are now prowling this area, again... Representatives of Apex Clean Energy, the … Continue reading Apex prowling in Van Wert (Allen,Mercer) county Ohio