Tag: paulding county

Ohio citizens prevail AGAINST BigWind

Seneca County Commissioners voted 2-1, this week, to "withdraw all previous support of the Seneca Wind and Republic Wind or any proposed wind turbine projects to the maximum extent allowed by law." It is a great day to celebrate our fellow warriors in Seneca County.   sPower, the Seneca Wind developer, had filed a motion … Continue reading Ohio citizens prevail AGAINST BigWind

Corruption and Politics at the Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court opinion is still being digested – many people think it ranks among the worst decisions ever made and that it reeks of politics. The majority’s justifications for its decision would be laughable if they were not so injurious to not only Champaign County but to other communities who follow. UNU argued … Continue reading Corruption and Politics at the Ohio Supreme Court

BigWind creates ‘Chaos’ at the Ohio Power Siting Board

This week several filings have been made with the Ohio Power Siting Board.  Union Neighbors United has requested a rehearing on the OPSB’s approval of Everpower’s motion to extend the certificate expiration date in Phase I of Buckeye Wind.  Ohio law requires that extensions be granted only after applications to amend a certificate are investigated, subjected to … Continue reading BigWind creates ‘Chaos’ at the Ohio Power Siting Board

Can Paulding county, Ohio wind site replace coal?

How unfortunate that the media continues to spread such information, without verifying accuracy.  The USA has 300 MW of installed coal capacity.  Wind energy has a very LOW power density (1 watt/sq meter), meaning that it produces very little energy per fuel and land requirements, compared to traditional power producers. In other words, in order … Continue reading Can Paulding county, Ohio wind site replace coal?