Tag: maintenance

Why does BigWind ‘sell’ their ‘farms’ every 6 yrs?

Why does BigWind 'sell' their 'farms' every 5-7 years? What? You don't know anything about this? Right, it is kept quiet...you don't read about this in the paper. You need to go to the courthouse and you will learn that they quietly 'sell' their 'farms', like a used car, to another company. This cycle repeats … Continue reading Why does BigWind ‘sell’ their ‘farms’ every 6 yrs?

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

BigWind graveyard or birthplace? Van Wert, Ohio

On Hoaglin Center Rd in Van Wert, Ohio this BigWind graveyard and birthplace exists. Some believe it is a graveyard because damaged blades seem to appear, regularly, as if they are being changed out at night. This is also a birthplace, as the replacement blades regularly move in/out of this lot (via train).  The Van … Continue reading BigWind graveyard or birthplace? Van Wert, Ohio

How Big will the turbines be, planted next to you, in Ohio? Bigger than you think…

  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…