Tag: senate bill 58

Senator Seitz announces “devastating testimony” against BigWind

Yesterday the PBS station in Cleveland sponsored a debate with Sen. Seitz, Economist Jonathon Lesser, Terrence O’Donnell for Advanced Energy Ohio (and son of Ohio Supreme Court Justice) and John Colm of Cleveland-based WIRE-net.  The link to the audio is: http://www.ideastream.org/soi/entry/59840.   In the press coverage below, you will see that Senator Seitz is confident the … Continue reading Senator Seitz announces “devastating testimony” against BigWind

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!

What is the TRUE cost of electricity in Ohio? (Truth about Turbines)

The year 2013 was a renewable energy roller coaster in the Ohio State House.  On the positive side, after the Senate Public Utilities Committee spent about a year reviewing Ohio’s energy mandates, Substitute Senate Bill 58 was introduced to significantly alter both the energy efficiency and renewable requirements for Ohio.  A companion bill,  House Bill … Continue reading What is the TRUE cost of electricity in Ohio? (Truth about Turbines)