Tag: icebreaker

Ohio smiles while BigWind frowns on LeedCo decision

The Ohio Power Siting Board issued a conditional certificate providing Icebreaker Windpower, Inc. an opportunity to move forward with the construction of six wind turbines in Lake Erie. LEEDCo is not happy. Of course not, they are never happy unless they are in charge of the bargaining...unless they are the BigDog in the room...unless they are … Continue reading Ohio smiles while BigWind frowns on LeedCo decision

BigWind tries to ‘huff and puff’ Ohio House down

As the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee gears up for its first hearing on HB 6, the opposition is flooding the print media with articles and opinion pieces that argue against the provisions of the bill, advocate for closing the nuclear plants and reducing wind turbine setbacks.   An assortment of articles is provided below.  In a … Continue reading BigWind tries to ‘huff and puff’ Ohio House down

Thumbs Down to Ohio BigWind Alternative Energy Zone

A great victory was achieved this week for the warriors of Seneca County when two of the three County Commissioners voted to repeal the county’s designation as an Alternative Energy Zone.  Seneca County now joins Van Wert as a county which has repealed their designation.  Remaining AEZ counties include Sandusky, Delaware, Franklin, Putnam, Paulding, Hardin, … Continue reading Thumbs Down to Ohio BigWind Alternative Energy Zone

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 Lake Erie fish NOT excited about potential BigWind addition

Fish and Oil don't mix. We find it incredibly sad that people are so incredibly misinformed about industrial wind energy. It is a large part of the 'New Green Deal'. But, read below, and you learn that an industrial wind turbine is anything BUT clean.  400 gallons of industrial lubricants and 55 gallons of oil … Continue reading Ohio Lake Erie fish NOT excited about potential BigWind addition

It’s a ‘mad world’ (for BigWind right now)

Mad dashes, mad men, mad money---its a mad world!! Loads and loads of news this week.  Important Ohio news is presented but the big picture news is a focus this week as well.  It is important to understand the big picture and context in which each local battle is being waged.  The upcoming elections at … Continue reading It’s a ‘mad world’ (for BigWind right now)

15 reasons to kick BigWind away from Lake Erie

15 Reasons to Reject Wind Turbines in Lake Erie   ·         Special financial treatment for the wind industry, along with Ohio’s mandate that renewable energy be included in utility companies energy mix, have artificially propped up LEEDCo. It has received $50 million in taxpayer subsidies. o   “(We) get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s … Continue reading 15 reasons to kick BigWind away from Lake Erie

Will Tucker Carlson side with the people or BigWind? Watch Tuesday 8pm

We understand that at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14th, Tucker Carlson will air a segment on Fox News exploring the impact of industrial wind development in the path of military aviation assets.  Carlson’s guest on the program will be Texas State Senator Donna Campbell, author of legislation enacted last year prohibiting tax incentives for … Continue reading Will Tucker Carlson side with the people or BigWind? Watch Tuesday 8pm

Love of $ is the root of all evil (BigWind)

It seems more and more that the pursuit of money is the only justification left for building wind facilities.  In today’s issue, the article “Love of Money is the Root of All Evil” is included.  Maybe it will resonate with your experience or maybe you might like it share it with your elected officials. A … Continue reading Love of $ is the root of all evil (BigWind)

Ohio BigWind News and cries to allow them closer to our homes

marec-comments Oh my, where to start? Comments on the Ohio Power Siting Board’s proposed rules have been submitted and are posted on the OPSB website at http://dis.puc.state.oh.us/CaseRecord.aspx?CaseNo=16-1109. Terrence O’Donnell, son of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O’Donnell, filed two comment letters. One is filed as counsel for the LeedCo Icebreaker project in Lake Erie and … Continue reading Ohio BigWind News and cries to allow them closer to our homes