Tag: ptc

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 has been impacted by COVID-19

NOT TRUE!...But they have hoodwinked some Senators. Will they also hoodwink Treasury Secy' Mnuchin? Six U.S. senators, citing the COVID-19 pandemic, have asked for “safe harbor” deadline extensions to assist renewable energy developers to meet construction deadlines and qualify for tax credits. Lisa Linowes, executive director and spokesperson for The WindAction Group, said that is a lot of … Continue reading BigWind has been impacted by COVID-19

“Noncompetitive” BigWind can mock the taxpayer, again

The US taxpayer has given the BigWindustry an amazing Christmas bonus now for almost 40 years. Congress is filled with wimps and liars. The President, although he has many accomplishments, should be ashamed that this deal was allowed to continue. The renewable industry mocks us, laughs at us, attacks us, and then we give them … Continue reading “Noncompetitive” BigWind can mock the taxpayer, again

Taxpayer handouts to BigWind = good or bad? Let’s review…

Do we, the USA taxpayers, benefit by supporting BigWind with massive subsidies? Well, you know our opinion, but look at what these experts from Texas say...TEACH your neighbors and friends. The argument against BigWind cannot not be won by merely c/o sound, noise,flicker etc.  The biggest argument should be about the finances. It is the finances … Continue reading Taxpayer handouts to BigWind = good or bad? Let’s review…

BigWind could DOUBLE your electricity bill!

Despite what story BigWind spins, we have blogged of the REALITY for years. BigWind IS EXPENSIVE. The wind is free, but converting it to energy is EXPENSIVE.  You must always count the cost of also running a coal or natural gas plant b/c they MUST ALWAYS be on in the background, to make up for … Continue reading BigWind could DOUBLE your electricity bill!

It’s a ‘mad world’ (for BigWind right now)

Mad dashes, mad men, mad money---its a mad world!! Loads and loads of news this week.  Important Ohio news is presented but the big picture news is a focus this week as well.  It is important to understand the big picture and context in which each local battle is being waged.  The upcoming elections at … Continue reading It’s a ‘mad world’ (for BigWind right now)

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 in Iowa raising electricity prices and scamming taxpayers. Will Ohio investigate?

Iowa brings BigWind 'negative pricing' to the mainstream discussion and it is about time! The American people need to understand the TRUTH about what BigWind does to our electricity prices and reliability. Ohioans need to say NO to Cliff Hite and his efforts to increase the number of turbines in our state! What is negative … Continue reading BigWind in Iowa raising electricity prices and scamming taxpayers. Will Ohio investigate?

Iowa wind farm generates more tax credits than electricity-Ohio will too

The information below is not only true of Iowa, but also Ohio. Our BlueCreek industrial wind site does not have high production numbers (this is public info); in fact, there is no industrial wind site in Ohio that does! Our wind is not sufficient for producing large amounts of wind energy, but you would not … Continue reading Iowa wind farm generates more tax credits than electricity-Ohio will too

States that pay the most for power FORCE you to BUY BIGWIND

(note California, the leader in BigWind) video here: Foxbusinessnews In the video with Stu Varney, with energy expert Robert Bryce, he details the insane cost of attempting to power economies with sunshine and breezes; and does what policy makers have failed or refused to do: he connects the bitter consequences, born by the many, with the … Continue reading States that pay the most for power FORCE you to BUY BIGWIND

BigWind is NOT Cheaper than Coal: Obama ignores facts

Share this everywhere and educate others!!!.... Wind advocates frequently argue that wind power has competitive prices. Recently, PolitiFact even granted a rating of “True”—its highest rating—to President Obama’s claim that “in Texas, wind power is already cheaper than dirty fossil fuels.” Let’s ignore for a moment that the word “dirty” could be ascribed to nearly … Continue reading BigWind is NOT Cheaper than Coal: Obama ignores facts

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!!

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

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets and Hidden Costs to USA!

Are you confused as to why renewables can COST us $? And how can anyone say that they DON'T reduce our carbon emissions? Read below, and you will find excellent analyses of why they do NOT belong on our grid and how they will cost all of us in our pocketbook.  Thank you Governor Kasich … Continue reading Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets and Hidden Costs to USA!

Ohio Renewable Energy committee has SIGNIFICANT farm bureau connections

Yesterday, the Ohio Senate members of the General Assembly'sRenewable Energy Study Committee were announced.  We will be curious to see if Senator Cliff Hite will be as aggressive as he has been in the past in supporting the wind industry.  Hite represents much of the area targeted for wind development including all or part of Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, … Continue reading Ohio Renewable Energy committee has SIGNIFICANT farm bureau connections