Tag: puco

Shocked-Ohio Supreme Court says NO to BigWind

Our featured article is the recent decision, by the Ohio Supreme Court that "Altering a wind farm’s construction timeline is an “amendment,” and a proposal for a 91-turbine farm must return to state regulators for an extension, potentially subjecting the facility to stricter state rules..." Hallelujah!!! See more of this article at the bottom. As … Continue reading Shocked-Ohio Supreme Court says NO to BigWind

Big Bad Wolf (BigWind) is trying to blow up Ohio’s economy!

  "Little pig, little Pig, let me come in." "No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin." "Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in.” In this case, the Big bad wolf of industrial wind is determined to blow Ohio’s economy to pieces with the help of the … Continue reading Big Bad Wolf (BigWind) is trying to blow up Ohio’s economy!

BigWind actively ‘pursuing prey’ in Ohio

On Tuesday, Senator Kris Jordan introduced Senate Bill 325 to “To repeal the requirement that electric distribution utilities and electric services companies provide 12.5% of their retail power supplies from qualifying renewable energy resources by 2027, to repeal energy efficiency and peak demand reduction requirements for electric distribution utilities, and to modify the topics included … Continue reading BigWind actively ‘pursuing prey’ in Ohio

AEP bows to BigWind. Higher electric rates coming to Ohio!

Big news is an announcement by AEP (Ohio) that it intends to develop 900 MW of renewable energy over the next five years as part of a settlement agreement with environmental activists like the Sierra Club and others if the PUCO approves their plan. Of the 900 MW, AEP plans to develop 500 MW of … Continue reading AEP bows to BigWind. Higher electric rates coming to Ohio!

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

BigWind feels more confident in Ohio’s ‘wind-heavy counties’

BigWind is preparing for the battle of their lives to overturn the SB310 which froze the renewable mandates x 2 years. Note part of their strategy below... The big battle over Ohio’s renewable energy standards is over, but there’s still some fight left in those looking to salvage the industry…. The centerpiece of the legislation … Continue reading BigWind feels more confident in Ohio’s ‘wind-heavy counties’

Ouch! Ohio Senator Cliff Hite- this testimony against BigWind STINGS!

Yesterday was a very good day in the Ohio Senate on several levels.  Testimony offered in support of SB 34 to repeal the Ohio Renewable Mandate was given by several witnesses in the nuclear engineering field who discussed the promise of new technology but who asserted that a mandate of any kind sends signals to the financing … Continue reading Ouch! Ohio Senator Cliff Hite- this testimony against BigWind STINGS!