Tag: kansas

Windy Kansas county LOSING $ with turbines

This is remarkable...not that the turbines are worthless, but that this information is PUBLIC. BigWind usually prevents such data, regarding their industrial sites, from becoming easily found. Thank you, Kansas commissioners, for sharing your story. What we also find remarkable, is that according to the NOAA wind map, Kansas has MORE wind than Ohio. Why, … Continue reading Windy Kansas county LOSING $ with turbines

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?