Tag: oklahoma

BigWind fire grows to 5 acres. Ohio farmers concerned?

Let us remind our legislators of their decisions to shorten the Ohio BigWind setbacks....This turbine fire required 8 fire engines and grew to 5 acres. What if a field of crops was beneath this turbine? What if the setback was significantly shortened and a home was close? Kids? There is absolutely NO logic to shortening … Continue reading BigWind fire grows to 5 acres. Ohio farmers concerned?

4 windy states pull the rug out from under BigWind

It is time for BigWind to stand on its own 2 feet! Last week was a sad week for renewables. The four leading US wind states, Oklahoma, California, Texas and Iowa are all cutting back on subsidies for wind.  “The wind industry feels betrayed.” The Oklahoma Gov. wants to go a step further an impose … Continue reading 4 windy states pull the rug out from under BigWind

BigWind Wars across Ohio and around the world

Another flurry of activity at home and around the globe.   New turbine models were introduced by Senvion at 3 and 3.2 MW, to be built in the U.S. and designed to penetrate low wind communities.   Meanwhile, in Germany 71% of Danish wind imports are being rejected because the accompanying transmission lines are thought to degrade … Continue reading BigWind Wars across Ohio and around the world