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What does the election mean for BigWind in Ohio?

By the time the next edition of Wind News is published, the election will be over and everyone will be sorting through the results to derive meaning. Election Day is the due date for Reply Comments to the Ohio Power Siting Board’s draft rules. The General Assembly will swing into its year-end session and tackle … Continue reading What does the election mean for BigWind in Ohio?

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