Tag: taxes

It’s a first! Ohio BigWind can be profitable without the PILOT tax abatement

We blogged about this, yesterday, and now want you to 'view' it from a different perspective....Less than a dozen industrial wind energy turbines should be located in Logan county, BUT Innogy is now claiming they will build DESPITE NOT BEING GIVEN A PILOT.  (Remember, this is the company that bought out Everpower. Everpower had given … Continue reading It’s a first! Ohio BigWind can be profitable without the PILOT tax abatement

Apparently, BigWind can afford to ‘buy votes’, but not pay taxes

  In Ohio, BigWind such as Avangrid (formerly Iberdrola in Van Wert), Apex and Everpower INSIST on a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) deal -or else- they refuse to build.  This occurred in Logan county, when the PILOT was refused by the county commissioners...Everpower, said 'see ya'.  Hmmm, the story below makes you question … Continue reading Apparently, BigWind can afford to ‘buy votes’, but not pay taxes

How much $ will your school ‘ACTUALLY’ receive if BigWind becomes a neighbor?

This is an excellent, short analysis. Do you have a county, near you, with wind turbines throwing back some of their 'pocket change' to a school district? Why do I call hundreds of thousands of dollars, pocket change? Because, a wind site receives hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to build and produce energy- through … Continue reading How much $ will your school ‘ACTUALLY’ receive if BigWind becomes a neighbor?

15 Problems that occur when BigWind enters your neighborhood

Be sure to read through all 15. As you just read in our prior post, BigWind is ready to attack Ohio, again. You need to know what comes with it and educate your neighbors and friends. It is also important to let your local, county and state legislators know how you feel!... ...New York State … Continue reading 15 Problems that occur when BigWind enters your neighborhood

Does Everpower’s owner view it as a “noble way to lose money”?

Remember, we recently posted a blog about Terra Firma, the owner of Everpower- the company hoping to develop a BigWind industrial facility in Ohio. How could this affect the future of this facility for Ohio? How could this affect the tax promises to the counties? the leaseholders? the farmland?…. Private equity houses are retreating from … Continue reading Does Everpower’s owner view it as a “noble way to lose money”?