Tag: avangrid

Van Wert blade shear gets NO media attention? Help us change this!

Against the backdrop of an upcoming election and a diminishing legislative calendar, the wind lobby is working overtime to press its case for reduced setbacks.   President Trump is a broken record on fake news but what about “no news”?   A blade failure occurred at Avangrid’s Van Wert County Blue Creek project on August 26th.    The … Continue reading Van Wert blade shear gets NO media attention? Help us change this!

Apparently, BigWind can afford to ‘buy votes’, but not pay taxes

  In Ohio, BigWind such as Avangrid (formerly Iberdrola in Van Wert), Apex and Everpower INSIST on a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) deal -or else- they refuse to build.  This occurred in Logan county, when the PILOT was refused by the county commissioners...Everpower, said 'see ya'.  Hmmm, the story below makes you question … Continue reading Apparently, BigWind can afford to ‘buy votes’, but not pay taxes

WOW, AWEA can’t do basic math

In Ohio, BigWind is/has building/proposing projects that consume, on average 16,000 acres each. Now, if we look at Blue Creek, alone, there are 152 turbines. 16,000 divided by 152 is 105 acres/turbine.  Obviously, each turbine does not take up 105 acres, but when you include setbacks, homes, roadways, communities, etc. AWEA is blatantly WRONG.  You canNOT … Continue reading WOW, AWEA can’t do basic math

Van Wert BigWind developer SELLS (as expected) before the $$ runs out…

This article is WRONG. It is NOT the Blue Creek wind farm that is expanding, it is one of the Paulding projects. Iberdrola has SOLD their Blue Creek wind farm to Avangrid....something we have warned you about for years. The developers like to sell their industrial wind site BEFORE year 10, because maintenance issues become … Continue reading Van Wert BigWind developer SELLS (as expected) before the $$ runs out…