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BigWind attacking Ohio and it wants to move closer to YOU

Following a pleasant lull, several troublesome initiatives are back. The first is the renewed effort by unknown renewable profiteers to put an issue on the Ohio ballot to raise $1.3 Billion annually for 10 years to pay themselves to build wind and solar projects. The program would be incorporated in Delaware and administered by an … Continue reading BigWind attacking Ohio and it wants to move closer to YOU

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’

Will Ohio rollback BigWind’s mandates???????

The Ohio House Public Utilities Committee was greeted by fifty witnesses wishing to testify on Am. Sub. S. B. 310 yesterday.  The group was a mixture of both supporters and opponents and only a small number were able to be heard.  Many were asked to hold over until next week.  Among those who were not heard were … Continue reading Will Ohio rollback BigWind’s mandates???????

Ohio Senator Cliff Hite is challenged for his unconditional support of BigWind

Thank you to all who called members of Congress this week to oppose extension of the Production Tax Credit.  The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) big lobbying push on Tuesday was timed to get out ahead of Rep. Dave Camp’s release on Wednesday of his proposal for comprehensive tax reform.  In a report from E&E … Continue reading Ohio Senator Cliff Hite is challenged for his unconditional support of BigWind

12,750 acres GONE to another windfarm in Ohio

Almost 13,000 acres gone in Ohio that will become uninhabitable and uninteresting for future economic development. Since Ohio turbines in 2011-2012 only generated energy at 27% of their "capacity", the nameplate capacities listed below are a smokescreen covering the truth. How much land would a coal or natural gas or nuclear plant require to produce … Continue reading 12,750 acres GONE to another windfarm in Ohio

Is Iberdrola being “hypocritical” or just making a “critical” error?

Yesterday, this blog mentioned that European exec's were calling for an end to the distorting subsidies for wind power; that group includes the CEO of Iberdrola, developer of wind farms in NW Ohio. Ironically, however, it is the Iberdrola US rep, Eric Thumma, leading the charge against Ohio SB 58 - in other words, he … Continue reading Is Iberdrola being “hypocritical” or just making a “critical” error?