Tag: honda

Does BigWind actually reduce Honda’s energy consumption? NOPE

In Union County, Honda speaks out about its two wind turbines – which are owned by an LLC that does not appear related to Honda.  According to David Schmitt, HTM’s lead engineer for the project, the manufacturer’s reason for installing on-site wind stemmed from a broader emissions-reduction initiative Honda rolled out globally in 2012, which … Continue reading Does BigWind actually reduce Honda’s energy consumption? NOPE

(Another) school wind turbine BROKEN in Ohio

This is beginning to feel like 'Deja Vu'.  BigWind is notorious for maintenance issues (just ask Van Wert residents who live near the turbine graveyard), but they are often kept quiet from the public.  Some BigWind sites are even known for repairing at night, so the public is not aware! At schools, however, this can … Continue reading (Another) school wind turbine BROKEN in Ohio

$6.9M for 2 turbines that ‘might’ save energy….Hmmmm

I don't know about you, but if I were an investor or purchaser of products from Valfilm, in Findlay, Ohio, I might question the longevity of their company after this investment. 2 turbines = $6.9MILLION and the potential for energy cost savings? What is most unfortunate, is that Valfilm is unaware of the realities that … Continue reading $6.9M for 2 turbines that ‘might’ save energy….Hmmmm

Is Honda selling us a (BigWind) lie?

We have received reports that, yesterday, when a power outage affecting 7000+ Logan County residents occurred and caused the cancellation of Indian Lake Schools, the Honda Transmission turbines located in close proximity to Indian Lake High School, were not moving. So did the HTM turbines supply HTM with up to 14% of its power yesterday? … Continue reading Is Honda selling us a (BigWind) lie?

BigWind at Honda ‘Spins’ the ‘truth’ more than their ‘blades’

Read the comments, in italics far below, from Ohio's Superman, Tom Stacy... Just six months after the landmark installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical power than was anticipated when the towers went into operation in January. The wind turbines … Continue reading BigWind at Honda ‘Spins’ the ‘truth’ more than their ‘blades’

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

‘Other side’ of the Ohio wind turbine survey

Does anyone really believe this is an accurate depiction of the supposed view of (almost 500 ft) turbines that will be placed near Indian Lake? The Honda turbine is highly visible, but these are mere specks! Everpower, which has been given permission by the OPSB, to build an industrial wind site in Logan and Hardin … Continue reading ‘Other side’ of the Ohio wind turbine survey

Shame on you, Honda, for conspiring with BigWind in Ohio!

Yesterday, those who want to keep the current energy efficiency and renewable mandates had their opportunity to testify.   There were the usual suspects like the Sierra Club and the Environmental Defense Fund.  There were companies that are subcontractors to the wind developers, like Hull Associates.  There were others whose businesses rely on or receive significant … Continue reading Shame on you, Honda, for conspiring with BigWind in Ohio!