Tag: transmission line

Stay vigilant: Proof that BigWind spreads like an algae bloom

We are thankful that Allen County, Ohio, said NO to Apex Clean Energy and denied the use of the RR to build an energy transmission line. One argument was that industrial wind sites spread like an algae bloom.  In other words, the boundaries of the initial site expand over time, in multiple phases. What may … Continue reading Stay vigilant: Proof that BigWind spreads like an algae bloom

Neighbors say NO, so BigWind goes UNDERground in Ohio, literally

If you can't work with them (the public, community, neighbors), then just go under them. BigWind is frustrated, so they want to do something that has never been done - bury their transmission lines underground, through a public right of way, to force their way into a community. Is anywhere safe??????? The proposed Black Fork … Continue reading Neighbors say NO, so BigWind goes UNDERground in Ohio, literally

Port Authority rejects Apex entry into Allen county!!

One small battle win, in the big war against BigWind. What a wonderful site to see so many Allen and Van Wert residents unite in their opposition to this wind energy transmission line. The decision of the port authority was UNANIMOUS! Apex, however, did not appear to waver, in their desire to make this happen...via … Continue reading Port Authority rejects Apex entry into Allen county!!

Illinois farmers object to BigWind

We have, recently, blogged about multiple anti-wind groups formed in our neighboring states, Indiana and Illinois.  Here, we see Illinois' cry for help against BigWind entering their communities. This wind energy transmission line will be approximately 500 miles long, with 5 support structures per mile (150 feet high). This expensive energy, that has been given oodles … Continue reading Illinois farmers object to BigWind

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)