Tag: electricity rates

“Paying” a BigPrice for BigWind

We have, over the years, repeatedly blogged about how renewables will RAISE electricity prices, NOT lower them, as BigWind touts. Unfortunately, our words are clouded by the loud mouths of BigWind...an industry that has now received Bigpaychecks from the US taxpayers for more than 30 years! Proof of OUR claims are below, right here in … Continue reading “Paying” a BigPrice for BigWind

If BigWind raises electric rates in Ohio, see consequences here!

Ohio results at the bottom, see entire article for detailed tables/charts of detailed effects on jobs in America...   One European business leader summed up European’s dire energy situation this way: “I can see green taxes, I can see no shale gas, I can see closure of nuclear, I can see manufacturing being driven away. … Continue reading If BigWind raises electric rates in Ohio, see consequences here!

Which candidate will force you to LOVE BigWind?

Could you still be undecided in this election? You are not alone.  If, however, like us, you are opposed to the renewable energy mandates, for whatever reason, Trump is your candidate.  Clinton will bring more BigWind industrial machines to our landscape, with no accountability for energy production.  Electricity rates will continue to skyrocket under her, … Continue reading Which candidate will force you to LOVE BigWind?

‘Green Energy’ States have HIGHER electricity rates

Yet, another, study showing this truth. The wind may be free, but converting it to energy is anything BUT free. Please see our tabs, at the top of the page, for other examples. Hover over the tab, for links to other articles that confirm this truth... States which offered substantial taxpayer support for green energy … Continue reading ‘Green Energy’ States have HIGHER electricity rates

Are Kansans tired of BigWind raising their electricity rates?

According to a Forbes article, which highlights data from the EIA, Kansas electricity rates have risen 29% since 2008…more than 4x the national average. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2014/02/27/wind-industry-study-electricity-prices-skyrocketing-in-largest-wind-power-states/ Kansas is one of the largest wind powered states. Their governor has said it right, 'the wind industry is now strong'. How strong? BigWind is now one of the strongest … Continue reading Are Kansans tired of BigWind raising their electricity rates?

If you can’t stand the heat, get out of OHIO!!

Ohio is in the belly of the beast, if the beast is our current renewable energy lobbying group. They are extremely well-funded and deep-pocketed thanks to decades of taxpayer subsidies.  Although many states have attempted to repeal their renewable mandates, Ohio is the closest to the finishing line, so the groups are putting tremendous pressure … Continue reading If you can’t stand the heat, get out of OHIO!!

How long can BigWind operate in the RED? As long as taxpayers give them handouts…

According to the Energy Information Administration, last year's average wholesale electricity price in the PJM grid was around $42 per MWh. In bold, below, you plainly see why BigWind is not profitable without our taxpayer handouts (even though they received $67/MWh)…even in windy areas like Illinois. This also explains why electricity rates have skyrocketed, all over … Continue reading How long can BigWind operate in the RED? As long as taxpayers give them handouts…

Will Governor Kasich follow the ‘green’ trail to destruction?

Even though Ohio may not seem important to your local or regional cause, AWEA feels the state of Ohio is PIVOTAL to its future in the US (according to the executive summary of their recently released state of the market report), and with John Kasich having White House aspirations, we need to hold his feet … Continue reading Will Governor Kasich follow the ‘green’ trail to destruction?