Yesterday, the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee met to hear proponent testimony on a new version of a bill that would give County Commissioners the authority to reduce statutory setbacks for a “wind farm”. The minimum setback “shall be both” 1.1 times the total height of the turbine (including to tip of blade) to the … Continue reading Will BigWind move closer to its Ohio neighbors?
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Lots to report as news of Everpower’s request to amend their Buckeye Wind I project deadline hits the paper in both Urbana and Springfield. On one hand Everpower appears determined to press on while on the other hand they appear cautious. This compares to Iberdrola who has determined that they will be unable to find … Continue reading Bigwind using creative tactics in Ohio to get around SB310/HB483
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???????