Do you wonder what other states are doing to fight BigWind? It is a growing list of actions that have been taken to protect individuals and communities. Please click the link, below and view the spreadsheet and see if there has been an action that could help you!!! An interesting addition to our post from … Continue reading List of BigWind REJECTIONS all over the USA. Need help? Look here!
Is this just the beginning? As wind sites age, noise and maintenance issues rise. Some developers will then sell their site, prior to the 10 year mark, which is when their federal handout ends...the production tax credit. This has already happened to 1 site in NW Ohio. Is the Blue Creek site, owned by Iberdrola, … Continue reading Think the Van Wert, Ohio turbines are without problems? Watch this!!
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
No sooner had we written about the prospects for the Clean Power Plan, Justice Scalia died and now there is much speculation about his successor and whether the U.S. Senate will hold hearings on any nomination that might be made by President Obama. We cannot speculate on what will happen but thought you should … Continue reading How Big will the turbines be, planted next to you, in Ohio? Bigger than you think…
It is absolutely ludicrous that BigWind should be allowed to bully our legislators into shrinking our turbine setbacks (House Bill 483), as Apex/Everpower/Iberdrola are rumored to be doing. The setback is, currently, only 1250 feet from a property line. Watch this turbine fall, and you would wish that length to be significantly FARTHER! Turbines are … Continue reading This video shows why Ohio needs significant turbine setbacks!
How are the Ohio school turbines performing? Finally, we hear 'some' truth. First, USV was a disaster with and $800,000 liability created by the UNDERperforming turbine on their property. Their new superintendent saw the truth- the turbine produces too little energy and the energy is too expensive. He chose to switch to a traditional energy … Continue reading How much do turbines benefit (or hurt) Ohio schools?
This takes very little of your time to send a message to Congress. Please do not miss this opportunity to give them a piece of your mind... Congress is once again working on a tax extenders plan that includes a multi-year extension of the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC). This tax credit, which expired last … Continue reading BigWind doesn’t need a Christmas present!!