Tag: buckeye wind

BigWind huffing and puffing all over Ohio, especially near the Farm Bureau

In addition to news reports, there are three important items to relay on Ohio wind projects: Invenergy’s 175 MW Hardin Wind project is awaiting regulatory approvals in Virginia and West Virginia for the sale of the facility to Appalachian Power, a subsidiary of AEP.  If approved, Appalachian would directly own and operate Hardin Wind. Union … Continue reading BigWind huffing and puffing all over Ohio, especially near the Farm Bureau

Ohio Power Siting Board says YES to BigWind’s ‘Top Secret’ information (again)

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved a request in the Buckeye Wind case from turbine maker Gamesa to extend the protective order which keeps noise and safety information secret.  In 2013 Gamesa was granted a protective order for 18 months,  On June 1, 2015, the OPSB granted an additional 24months of secrecy until June 1, … Continue reading Ohio Power Siting Board says YES to BigWind’s ‘Top Secret’ information (again)

Big Bad Wolf (BigWind) is trying to blow up Ohio’s economy!

  "Little pig, little Pig, let me come in." "No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin." "Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in.” In this case, the Big bad wolf of industrial wind is determined to blow Ohio’s economy to pieces with the help of the … Continue reading Big Bad Wolf (BigWind) is trying to blow up Ohio’s economy!

Pay attention Ohio- Board member who regrets deal with BigWind

Related Will Ohioans share the same sentiment, as BigWind spreads across our state? If you think this won't affect YOU, then think again. BigWind plans to blanket our state. Just read about it on our home page. Every wind site has multiple 'phases' in the works, that usually, quietly begin before the 1st site is … Continue reading Pay attention Ohio- Board member who regrets deal with BigWind

Is Terra Firma seeking a divorce from Everpower? Ohio cheers

What could this mean for central Ohio, where citizens are fighting Everpower from taking over (10's of) thousands of acres for an industrial wind site?  Terra Firma appears to be tired of empty promises from Everpower. And, it is very interesting that Everpower believes that a yieldco could become the new sugar daddy. Why? Yieldco's are structured … Continue reading Is Terra Firma seeking a divorce from Everpower? Ohio cheers

Ohio legislators, are you listening? Wisconsin declares BigWind a HEALTH HAZARD!

Is Ohio's 1300 ft setback enough? On Monday night, the Brown County Board of Health in Wisconsin voted to declare the Shirley Wind Project to be a human health hazard.  The approved motion states: "To declare the Industrial Wind Turbines at Shirley Wind Project in the Town of Glenmore, Brown County, WI. A Human Health Hazard for … Continue reading Ohio legislators, are you listening? Wisconsin declares BigWind a HEALTH HAZARD!

Will Ohio SB310 begin a ‘domino’ effect to repeal BigWind mandates?

Today will be a busy day as around 30 witnesses will testify in the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee concerning Senate Bill 310.  Today’s Columbus Dispatch reports that the bill may spark a national movement toward repealing mandates for renewable energy.  Americans for Prosperity has thrown their support behind the bill.  The Urbana Daily Citizen … Continue reading Will Ohio SB310 begin a ‘domino’ effect to repeal BigWind mandates?