Tag: hardin county

Why can’t batteries save BigWind in Ohio?

In the past, we have blogged about the poor performance of industrial wind energy turbines in Ohio (just ask USV/ONU schools about this!). It is public record that they actually produce less than 40% of what they touted to the public. Remember how many homes were to be powered by an industrial site? Hogwash! Anyway, … Continue reading Why can’t batteries save BigWind in Ohio?

Has BigWind become a BULLY in Ohio?

This week the Senate announced the members who will be serving on the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee. Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville) has been appointed Chairman.  Wilson is a former bank CEO and member of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.  Vice Chair will be Sen. Rob McColley of Napoleon in … Continue reading Has BigWind become a BULLY in Ohio?

Ohio Power Siting Board says YES to BigWind (again)

Once again, the Ohio Power Siting Board rubber stamps a BigWind application.  We have noted in the past, this board has NEVER rejected an application from BigWind, in favor of Ohio citizens- NEVER. Read the link, below, and you will see where Hardin Wind, LLC, has amended their application FIVE...that's no typo...FIVE times!! The turbines … Continue reading Ohio Power Siting Board says YES to BigWind (again)

The BigWind ‘Everpower’ful bully in Ohio

How many of you use Amazon to purchase your Christmas items? Amazon has put up a smokescreen by agreeing to purchase the power from this new industrial wind site. They can not operate their data centers on wind energy, alone, and they refuse to build an industrial wind energy site on their own property.  Instead, … Continue reading The BigWind ‘Everpower’ful bully in Ohio

The ‘Spin Doctors’ of BigWind are in Ohio….

The Doctor is “In” – that is, the Spin Doctors of industrial wind. This past week the Spin Doctors were busy in their emergency rooms using the tools of their profession: truthiness (half truths) , proofiness, cherry-picking, fear mongering, false choices, weasel words and euphemism to save their hides. “Spin (which is actually propaganda from … Continue reading The ‘Spin Doctors’ of BigWind are in Ohio….

Van Wert county commissioner opinion of BigWind

A Van Wert county commissioner opinion about the new potential for a 35,000 Apex project. He compares this to living next to a hog farm...which no one wants to do. If you have heard that communities are torn apart by the wind industry, he hints at that reality in Van Wert. What will happen if … Continue reading Van Wert county commissioner opinion of BigWind

BigWind actively ‘pursuing prey’ in Ohio

On Tuesday, Senator Kris Jordan introduced Senate Bill 325 to “To repeal the requirement that electric distribution utilities and electric services companies provide 12.5% of their retail power supplies from qualifying renewable energy resources by 2027, to repeal energy efficiency and peak demand reduction requirements for electric distribution utilities, and to modify the topics included … Continue reading BigWind actively ‘pursuing prey’ in Ohio

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

Iberdrola #1 for receiving federal handouts = $2,172,641,752

Iberdrola is #1 and NextEra is #2.  This is no surprise to those of us who follow the BigWindustry. These companies are here to suck the blood from taxpayers, and what do they have to show for it? After almost 30 years of the Production Tax Credit, the entire Windustry produces less than 5% of … Continue reading Iberdrola #1 for receiving federal handouts = $2,172,641,752

Everpower proposes (sneaky) amendment in Ohio

Yesterday, September 12th, Everpower filed an extensive amendment to its Scioto Ridge project in Logan and Hardin Counties.   The filing includes approximately 70 different documents.    The important thing to note here is that Everpower probably filed the amendment on September 12 because the new property line setbacks go into effect on September 15th.  By filing … Continue reading Everpower proposes (sneaky) amendment in Ohio

Everpower’s admission = BigWind’s failed mousetrap

The Ohio House of representatives gears up this week to hear testimony on Senate Bill 310. On Tuesday, Senator Balderson will provide sponsor testimony followed by other witnesses in support of the bill. On Wednesday opponents, interested parties and the rest of the world will testify. Speaker of the House, Rep. Bill Batchelder, wants to … Continue reading Everpower’s admission = BigWind’s failed mousetrap

Ohio Legislator follows the $ and calls out Honda for bullying competition

Whether or not you approve of Senator Seitz' politics, you must give him credit for the unabashed COURAGE he displays when he is passionate about something. He is a bulldog in a fight! The day after the Senate’s momentous vote to freeze the renewable mandate, the political machinations are gearing up.   Democratic candidate for Governor, … Continue reading Ohio Legislator follows the $ and calls out Honda for bullying competition

Noisy turbine in Ada, Ohio- too little, too late, though?

Within the last month, a couple of articles appeared in NW Ohio papers, complaining about the noise from the Ada school turbine.  This is a separate turbine from the 3 that ONU have; however, ONU has issues, too, as 1 of the 3 has  NOT been operational for some time.  Is this too little, too … Continue reading Noisy turbine in Ada, Ohio- too little, too late, though?

Are Everpower and Invenergy in “cahoots” in Ohio?

Is there a connection? Read the facts below and decide for yourself... Everpower:  Terra Firma Capital Partners is the UK private equity firm that owned three renewable companies: RTR, Infinis and Everpower.  Their business model is to buy companies, build them up and sell them.  Terra Firma likes to do this within five to seven … Continue reading Are Everpower and Invenergy in “cahoots” in Ohio?