Tag: production tax credit

BigWind is about to cause damage to Ohioans

The debate over repeal of HB 6 continues with some speculating the Ohio Senate will repeal the law before the election.  No word on what the House might do.  It is clear to us that whatever happens, the citizens of NW Ohio will wind up as some sort of collateral damage.  There are powerful lobbyists … Continue reading BigWind is about to cause damage to Ohioans

BigWind doesn’t need a Christmas present!!

This takes very little of your time to send a message to Congress. Please do not miss this opportunity to give them a piece of your mind... Congress is once again working on a tax extenders plan that includes a multi-year extension of the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC). This tax credit, which expired last … Continue reading BigWind doesn’t need a Christmas present!!

The road to American electrical blackouts is paved with wind turbines

Even though this article was written in April of 2014, it is still incredibly pertinent today.  This administration is heavily pushing renewable energy on the American citizen, through EPA rules and regulations- spoken about just last week by our President. Congress is, again, considering the renewal of the Wind Production Tax Credit.  The assaults on … Continue reading The road to American electrical blackouts is paved with wind turbines

BigWind costs the US taxpayer MORE $ when they produce MORE energy? YES

Fox Business reports that the states with the largest use of wind power have the highest utility bills. They note private investors are encouraged to hold on to their own money while the government (you and me) provides the life support for wind through the Production Tax Credit.    The outcome of the election may pull the plug on the … Continue reading BigWind costs the US taxpayer MORE $ when they produce MORE energy? YES

BigWind tax loss hits county, SCHOOL districts

Ohio should learn a lesson from the mistakes in California. Our schools cannot afford to make these mistakes! What will happen in Paulding county when these realities hit? Van Wert schools must be thankful that they don't receive a dime from the turbines just North of the city.  The facts, below, expose 2 dirty truths … Continue reading BigWind tax loss hits county, SCHOOL districts

Devaluation of BigWind to hurt county coffers -share in Ohio!!

Share this article with Ohioans! This story will repeat across the USA, as industrial wind sites age, particularly where there is 'poor' wind resources. What about Ohio? Well, go to our home page and click on the picture at the bottom and you will see that we are a 'poor' wind resource state. Could this … Continue reading Devaluation of BigWind to hurt county coffers -share in Ohio!!

Are Kansans tired of BigWind raising their electricity rates?

According to a Forbes article, which highlights data from the EIA, Kansas electricity rates have risen 29% since 2008…more than 4x the national average. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2014/02/27/wind-industry-study-electricity-prices-skyrocketing-in-largest-wind-power-states/ Kansas is one of the largest wind powered states. Their governor has said it right, 'the wind industry is now strong'. How strong? BigWind is now one of the strongest … Continue reading Are Kansans tired of BigWind raising their electricity rates?

Are wind developers part of your ‘public’ at county commissioner meetings?

This week Everpower spoke on the record to the Springfield News Sun about their future plans.   Everpower spokesman, Michael Speerscheider, had this to say:  “ It’s still too early to say whether the legislation will mean the end of the Buckeye wind farm,” said Michael Speerschneider, a spokesman for Everpower. The project is in jeopardy … Continue reading Are wind developers part of your ‘public’ at county commissioner meetings?

American Corn Growers Fdtn is mesmerized by the illusions of BigWind

How UNfortunate that some do not see beyond the cash being dangled in front of the farmers. BigWind is like an illusionist- they grab your attention with cash, so you don't see what is really happening. Note the AWEA report that 12,000 MW were added as new US 'generating capacity'…remember, their REAL electricity production numbers … Continue reading American Corn Growers Fdtn is mesmerized by the illusions of BigWind

Even Warren Buffet Admits Wind Energy Is a Bad Investment

Bazinga! This should be reposted all over the web and shared with our legislators!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Despite being famous for touting the idea that the rich don’t pay their fair share of taxes, investor Warren Buffet seems to be perfectly fine with receiving tax breaks for making investments in Big Wind. "I will do anything that is basically … Continue reading Even Warren Buffet Admits Wind Energy Is a Bad Investment

BigWind Lobbyists tell us ‘half-truths’

The Institute for Energy Research released an analysis of a recent report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) on negative pricing and market distortion. AWEA's report is part of an all-out effort to convince Congress to renew the wind production tax credit (PTC), the wind industry’s lucrative subsidy that expired at the end of … Continue reading BigWind Lobbyists tell us ‘half-truths’

IKEA loves BigWind, but admits it needs tax dollars to make $

How much are you, IKEA, paying for your wind energy? I'm sure it is well above market value and you will pass that bill along to your customers. Isn't it also interesting, that Illinois, home of various BigWind projects, flat out states that there will be NO tax breaks or other incentives? The industry has … Continue reading IKEA loves BigWind, but admits it needs tax dollars to make $

Germany’s BIGwind FAIL: A lesson for the USA

How often do we hear that other countries are doing well with their BigWind experiments? The reality is very different. Below, you will read about Germany's disaster. Educate yourselves, your neighbors, and share with your legislators! Our US Senators, last week, verballly agreed to extend the "wind production tax credit" at an estimated cost of … Continue reading Germany’s BIGwind FAIL: A lesson for the USA

Shame on you, Senator Rob Portman!

Shame on you, Rob Portman, of Ohio! He caved and supported the BigWind handout. Do you know him? If so, please call him and share your disappointment... Republicans claim they are unable to roll back anti-free market policies with their limited control of the federal government. But one would expect them to block renewals of … Continue reading Shame on you, Senator Rob Portman!