Tag: mandate

Shame on you, Honda, for conspiring with BigWind in Ohio!

Yesterday, those who want to keep the current energy efficiency and renewable mandates had their opportunity to testify.   There were the usual suspects like the Sierra Club and the Environmental Defense Fund.  There were companies that are subcontractors to the wind developers, like Hull Associates.  There were others whose businesses rely on or receive significant … Continue reading Shame on you, Honda, for conspiring with BigWind in Ohio!

Senator Faber favors an Ohio “freeze” of renewable mandates

Today is a big day!  Senator Faber is leading an effort to freeze the Ohio renewable mandate.  Legislation is scheduled to be introduced today and hearings will begin soon with the stated goal of enactment before June. Please call his office and thank him for this support! What does this mean?  We consulted with Tom … Continue reading Senator Faber favors an Ohio “freeze” of renewable mandates

Senator Seitz announces “devastating testimony” against BigWind

Yesterday the PBS station in Cleveland sponsored a debate with Sen. Seitz, Economist Jonathon Lesser, Terrence O’Donnell for Advanced Energy Ohio (and son of Ohio Supreme Court Justice) and John Colm of Cleveland-based WIRE-net.  The link to the audio is: http://www.ideastream.org/soi/entry/59840.   In the press coverage below, you will see that Senator Seitz is confident the … Continue reading Senator Seitz announces “devastating testimony” against BigWind

Will BigWind in Ohio be granted an 80% TAX REDUCTION??

Logan County Commissioners will be asked to grant something to wind energy developer EverPower that residents can only dream of: a property tax reduction of 80 percent. This would come in the form of a payment in lieu of taxes or PILOT. Recently, the Logan County Commissioners stated: “Even if we do receive an application … Continue reading Will BigWind in Ohio be granted an 80% TAX REDUCTION??