Tag: bird

Ohio smiles while BigWind frowns on LeedCo decision

The Ohio Power Siting Board issued a conditional certificate providing Icebreaker Windpower, Inc. an opportunity to move forward with the construction of six wind turbines in Lake Erie. LEEDCo is not happy. Of course not, they are never happy unless they are in charge of the bargaining...unless they are the BigDog in the room...unless they are … Continue reading Ohio smiles while BigWind frowns on LeedCo decision

BigWind will “educate” BirdBrains? Nope

I will apologize now, because there is nothing funny about this topic; however, there is something very funny about this Sierra Club quote below, "We are finding out that wind turbines are not as harmful to birds because they become educated" ?!? The birds? They become educated? No, they become DEAD.  Turbines are catastrophic for … Continue reading BigWind will “educate” BirdBrains? Nope

BigWind requires ‘magical’ math to make sense in our energy grid

It has been a momentous week in many ways.   Seneca Wind developer, sPower, officially withdrew its application and the OPSB granted the withdrawal on August 15th.  But this is not the first time this ill-fated project has been withdrawn.   In a previous incarnation, Seneca Wind was owned by Exelon who filed a pre-application notice in … Continue reading BigWind requires ‘magical’ math to make sense in our energy grid

Ohio gets ‘messy’ when ‘clean energy’ (BigWind) plays ‘dirty’

Thank you to the Toledo Blade, for covering 'the rest of the story'. It is rumored that BigWind is steaming mad about this article and they are using muscle to get it retracted. Would you please take a moment to send the news site a thank you? Getting the truth out can be very hard.... … Continue reading Ohio gets ‘messy’ when ‘clean energy’ (BigWind) plays ‘dirty’

15 reasons to kick BigWind away from Lake Erie

15 Reasons to Reject Wind Turbines in Lake Erie   ·         Special financial treatment for the wind industry, along with Ohio’s mandate that renewable energy be included in utility companies energy mix, have artificially propped up LEEDCo. It has received $50 million in taxpayer subsidies. o   “(We) get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s … Continue reading 15 reasons to kick BigWind away from Lake Erie

Love of $ is the root of all evil (BigWind)

It seems more and more that the pursuit of money is the only justification left for building wind facilities.  In today’s issue, the article “Love of Money is the Root of All Evil” is included.  Maybe it will resonate with your experience or maybe you might like it share it with your elected officials. A … Continue reading Love of $ is the root of all evil (BigWind)

(Big)Wind NOT a boon for ALL Van Wert county, Ohio, residents

Wind not a boon for all Van Wert County residents This letter is in response to Jason Dagger’s guest perspective concerning a PILOT for Logan County. Van Wert County went through this just a few years ago and we know the local Van Wert Chamber of Commerce director, Susan Munroe(currently employed by ALLEN COUNTY), is … Continue reading (Big)Wind NOT a boon for ALL Van Wert county, Ohio, residents

Feds must LIKE mosquitos and crop pests…

The hypocrisy is astounding. Other producers are fined $millions for taking endangered species, but BigWind is given a pass, EVERY time. And, the phrase "kill more than 60 endangered bats during the next 25 years" is laughable. We know these blades THROW birds/bats well beyond the radius that BigWind uses for their statistics. It is … Continue reading Feds must LIKE mosquitos and crop pests…