Tag: broken

Why should we care about Ohio BigWind setbacks?

Because a piece of turbine that is thrown more than 2400 feet WILL KILL SOMEONE WITHIN a setback that is currently proposed by BigWind in Ohio....Do we care about the lives of Ohio citizens or do we care more the pocket change BigWind throws at our schools? Germany--At 8:15 pm on March 8, 2018, two rotors of … Continue reading Why should we care about Ohio BigWind setbacks?

BigWind bullies Ohio community

How ILLogical is it for a community to pay 14 cents per kWh for electricity, when they can purchase it for 10? This is the dilemma of the city of Conneaut, Ohio.  You will read that the turbine has $250,000 worth of repairs and NexGen will happily repair it IF the city renews a 10 … Continue reading BigWind bullies Ohio community

BigWind ‘autopsy’ will educate students alright

I suppose autopsies can, theoretically, be useful in fields other than medicine.  Take for instance, the broken turbine story below.  More often than not, it does appear as though turbines don't operate well for schools.  They often need expensive repairs, repairs that the schools cannot afford, and rarely produce the energy they promise- no surprise. … Continue reading BigWind ‘autopsy’ will educate students alright

Ohio school claims BigWind is COSTING the district $

BigWind is some of the most expensive energy on the planet.  We have argued this point for years, but the BigWind marketers are masterful at telling the public another story- and perception becomes reality.  Well, the reality is clear in this story.  If you remove the dozens of tax breaks, subsidies and advantages that BigWind … Continue reading Ohio school claims BigWind is COSTING the district $

What happens to old/broken BigWind BLADES?

How many of you have heard that dead/obsolete wind turbines can be recycled? This is a common myth. If the average wind turbine lasts a mere 10-15 years (per some very good studies), then we have A LOT of blades going to landfills over the next few decades, as wind sites explode across our continent! … Continue reading What happens to old/broken BigWind BLADES?