Tag: black fork

Supreme Court rules AGAINST the (Say Yes to BigWind Board) in Ohio

A bit of good news!  On Thursday, the Ohio Supreme Court filed its decision in the Black Fork Wind case.  In a 5-2 decision, the OSC ruled in favor of the local citizens who have been fighting this battle since 2009.  A copy of the decision is attached. As we reported last August: This project … Continue reading Supreme Court rules AGAINST the (Say Yes to BigWind Board) in Ohio

Neighbors say NO, so BigWind goes UNDERground in Ohio, literally

If you can't work with them (the public, community, neighbors), then just go under them. BigWind is frustrated, so they want to do something that has never been done - bury their transmission lines underground, through a public right of way, to force their way into a community. Is anywhere safe??????? The proposed Black Fork … Continue reading Neighbors say NO, so BigWind goes UNDERground in Ohio, literally

BigWind finally admits ‘Wind resource is limited in Ohio’

Finally, a large industrial wind turbine company, NextEra, admits that Ohio is a terrible place for wind turbines. Tell your friends this truth!! Go to the HOME page of our website and you will see just how bad. BigWind has only been here for the free ride on our tax dollars, and now that SB310 is … Continue reading BigWind finally admits ‘Wind resource is limited in Ohio’

Ohio Renewable Energy committee has SIGNIFICANT farm bureau connections

Yesterday, the Ohio Senate members of the General Assembly'sRenewable Energy Study Committee were announced.  We will be curious to see if Senator Cliff Hite will be as aggressive as he has been in the past in supporting the wind industry.  Hite represents much of the area targeted for wind development including all or part of Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, … Continue reading Ohio Renewable Energy committee has SIGNIFICANT farm bureau connections