Tag: sb 58

Imagine 1 turbine every 10 miles across the ENTIRE state of Ohio!

Last week, the Senate Public Utilities Committee resumed hearings on Sub. Senate Bill 58 to modify the energy mandates. Excerpts from 1 of the testimonies is below.  The testimony of Kevon Martis notes that to fulfill the Ohio renewable mandate would require 6,765 MW’s of installed wind capacity with a generous capacity factor of 30%.  … Continue reading Imagine 1 turbine every 10 miles across the ENTIRE state of Ohio!

Is Iberdrola being “hypocritical” or just making a “critical” error?

Yesterday, this blog mentioned that European exec's were calling for an end to the distorting subsidies for wind power; that group includes the CEO of Iberdrola, developer of wind farms in NW Ohio. Ironically, however, it is the Iberdrola US rep, Eric Thumma, leading the charge against Ohio SB 58 - in other words, he … Continue reading Is Iberdrola being “hypocritical” or just making a “critical” error?