Tag: solar

BigWind needs MORE stimulus$? Smoke screen!

BigWind, is again, seeking stimulus $. Various senators have submitted a letter of request to Treasury Secy' Mnuchin. Such would qualify as the 13th federal subsidy extension for wind power, dating back to 1992. Yet back in 1986, amid California’s wind subsidies, a representative of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) stated: “The U.S. wind … Continue reading BigWind needs MORE stimulus$? Smoke screen!

Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

A big hooray for Sandusky County where the County Commissioners have rescinded their designation as an Alternative Energy Zone (AEZ).  The vote cancelled the action taken 7 years ago.  Readers will recall that the Seneca County Commissioners rescinded their AEZ earlier this summer and it took effect June 30th.   The OPSB Public Hearing for … Continue reading Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

Are you willing to pay more taxes to support BigWind? See what MIT thinks

I don't know about you, but I think I pay enough in taxes. Particularly, when I read the '50 examples of government waste' by the Heritage Foundation. Enough is enough. MIT has a tremendous reputation of graduating and recruiting some of the brightest minds in America. It is no surprise, then, that they have confirmed … Continue reading Are you willing to pay more taxes to support BigWind? See what MIT thinks

Are Ohio’s farmers beginning to say NO to BigWind, but YES to solar?

The Huron County Greenwich Windpark project is in the spotlight this week as citizens continue to battle what they believe has been an unfair and legally questionable process before the Ohio Power Siting Board.  We imagine many Ohio communities feel empathy for the Greenwich residents.   One issue that is in dispute concerns the OPSB’s interpretation … Continue reading Are Ohio’s farmers beginning to say NO to BigWind, but YES to solar?