Tag: texas

What do Blackouts and BigWind have in common?

More than you think! As BigWind increases its presence, on our electrical grid, so do the blackouts. Why? Read below to learn how this nightmare is becoming more of a reality... It is too often assumed that making maximum use of renewables is the answer to addressing environmental goals.  So easy is it to buy … Continue reading What do Blackouts and BigWind have in common?

Why BigWind DOESN’T work

Unfortunately, the Climate enthusiasts and BigWind have successfully persuaded a lot of the American public that Wind and Solar are Green, Clean, and Free. If only, we had more of it all over America, our climate problems would be solved. WARNING: THIS IS FALSE!  Renewable energy must ALWAYS be backed up with fossil fuels and … Continue reading Why BigWind DOESN’T work

Taxpayer handouts to BigWind = good or bad? Let’s review…

Do we, the USA taxpayers, benefit by supporting BigWind with massive subsidies? Well, you know our opinion, but look at what these experts from Texas say...TEACH your neighbors and friends. The argument against BigWind cannot not be won by merely c/o sound, noise,flicker etc.  The biggest argument should be about the finances. It is the finances … Continue reading Taxpayer handouts to BigWind = good or bad? Let’s review…

“Paying” a BigPrice for BigWind

We have, over the years, repeatedly blogged about how renewables will RAISE electricity prices, NOT lower them, as BigWind touts. Unfortunately, our words are clouded by the loud mouths of BigWind...an industry that has now received Bigpaychecks from the US taxpayers for more than 30 years! Proof of OUR claims are below, right here in … Continue reading “Paying” a BigPrice for BigWind

Van Wert blade shear gets NO media attention? Help us change this!

Against the backdrop of an upcoming election and a diminishing legislative calendar, the wind lobby is working overtime to press its case for reduced setbacks.   President Trump is a broken record on fake news but what about “no news”?   A blade failure occurred at Avangrid’s Van Wert County Blue Creek project on August 26th.    The … Continue reading Van Wert blade shear gets NO media attention? Help us change this!

BigWind FIRE…Will Ohio Senators support us or them?

Senator Cliff Hite has introduced an amendment in the Ohio budget, which will allow BigWind to plant an industrial wind energy turbine very close to the home of Ohioans.  By looking at this picture (and the others at the source website), does ANYONE think this is a good idea? If you do, you need your … Continue reading BigWind FIRE…Will Ohio Senators support us or them?

4 windy states pull the rug out from under BigWind

It is time for BigWind to stand on its own 2 feet! Last week was a sad week for renewables. The four leading US wind states, Oklahoma, California, Texas and Iowa are all cutting back on subsidies for wind.  “The wind industry feels betrayed.” The Oklahoma Gov. wants to go a step further an impose … Continue reading 4 windy states pull the rug out from under BigWind

Will the Renewable Energy ‘house of cards’ FALL in the USA?

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released a report agreeing with the renewable industries’ dual claim that even though technologies like wind and solar power are now cost-competitive with conventional energy sources, governments should continue to subsidize them(say what??). This rhetoric suggests that American taxpayer dollars should continue to prop up the profitability of select … Continue reading Will the Renewable Energy ‘house of cards’ FALL in the USA?

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets and Hidden Costs to USA!

Are you confused as to why renewables can COST us $? And how can anyone say that they DON'T reduce our carbon emissions? Read below, and you will find excellent analyses of why they do NOT belong on our grid and how they will cost all of us in our pocketbook.  Thank you Governor Kasich … Continue reading Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets and Hidden Costs to USA!

Will the freeloading end for BigWind in Texas?

Transmission lines are and extremely expensive cost to this energy that few usually consider.  It is part of the reason that wind energy is MORE expensive than you have probably been told.  Texas is a prime example of this and it should also highlight the ridiculous notion that we should plant wind turbines in the … Continue reading Will the freeloading end for BigWind in Texas?

BigWind closing 2 wind sites in Texas- due to ice? really?

Does anyone really believe that the ice storms are the real reason for closing these wind sites? According to some studies, the real life expectancy of these sites are only 10-15 years and this one reaches that magic number. Gearbox warranties typicallly expire after 5 years and the maintenance costs only climb after that. The … Continue reading BigWind closing 2 wind sites in Texas- due to ice? really?

Beverly Hillbillies TV show will be remade with BigWind (instead of oil)

Wow, and this is occurring withOUT the production tax credit- even though the industry decries the need for it and the PILOT program?!  Keep in mind, that our in-state mandates for purchasing renewable energy, draws this industry like vultures - whether we have the wind resources or NOT. Keep in mind the NREL wind map … Continue reading Beverly Hillbillies TV show will be remade with BigWind (instead of oil)