Tag: logan county

It’s a first! Ohio BigWind can be profitable without the PILOT tax abatement

We blogged about this, yesterday, and now want you to 'view' it from a different perspective....Less than a dozen industrial wind energy turbines should be located in Logan county, BUT Innogy is now claiming they will build DESPITE NOT BEING GIVEN A PILOT.  (Remember, this is the company that bought out Everpower. Everpower had given … Continue reading It’s a first! Ohio BigWind can be profitable without the PILOT tax abatement

Logan county, Ohio says NO to BigWind, but it doesn’t matter…

Yesterday Jason Dagger presented Innogy's update to the Scioto Ridge Wind Project which is sited primarily in Hardin County with a spillover of approximately 10 turbines into Logan County. This is an OPSB approved project.  As the 2016 Examiner report explains, EverPower declared they would not build in Logan County without the PILOT.  The Logan … Continue reading Logan county, Ohio says NO to BigWind, but it doesn’t matter…

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?

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

Has Logan county, Ohio started a BigWind ‘say no’ trend?

Within the past month, Logan county, Ohio said NO to the enormous tax break, aka PILOT, to Everpower. Here is a county in New York, following in their footsteps.  And, the developer is well known to Van Wert county, Ohio, as it is Apex. Mr. Gray has it right...BigWind does NOT create more than a … Continue reading Has Logan county, Ohio started a BigWind ‘say no’ trend?

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

BREAKING NEWS: Ohio Commissioners reject BigWind PILOT

  This is earth shattering!!! Bravo!! Let us pray that this inspires future counties to do the same... The Logan County Commissioners voted unanimously late Tuesday to reject EverPower’s request for a payment in lieu of taxes to build 18 wind turbines in northern Logan County.... “The Logan County Board of County Commissioners is not convinced … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Ohio Commissioners reject BigWind PILOT

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

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