Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’

Wind energy proposal may dictate industry’s future in Ohio

Two much different proposals – one easing restrictions stifling new wind farms and another adding more hurdles for future development – are being pitched to state lawmakers and regulators. View full post on Wind Power News

Effort to ease wind-farm rules gets fresh start in Ohio Senate

When Ohio Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay abruptly resigned in October, the wind-energy industry lost one of its most ardent supporters at a time when an important proposal was being considered. This week, Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, has come forward to be the new lead sponsor of the wind-energy plan, which would reduce the distance […]

Birding groups sue Ohio Air National Guard to block wind-turbine at Camp Perry

State and national birding groups sued the Ohio Air National Guard on Monday, asking a federal court to block construction of a large wind turbine at Camp Perry near Lake Erie. The Black Swamp Bird Observatory, based in Oak Harbor in Ottawa County, suspects the proposed wind turbine would violate the Endangered Species Act, posing […]

Will the Ohio legislature allow the wind industry to thrive?

Ohio has far fewer utility-scale wind farms than neighbors Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois. This map shows wind farms of 5 megawatts or greater as of last year. View full post on Wind Power News

New Indiana wind farm could power Amazon’s data center complex in Central Ohio

Some of the electricity used by the planned $1.1 billion Amazon.com data center complex in Central Ohio could be powered by a new Indiana wind farm. If Amazon builds its data center in Dublin or Hilliard, the wind power from western Indiana could reach Ohio. View full post on Wind Power News

Future cloudy for new Ohio wind farms

Developers say the projects – which would more than triple the state’s wind-energy output – are alive, despite state laws passed this year that some companies said would kill investment. At the same time, residents said they are stuck waiting to see what will happen with proposed projects in their communities. View full post on […]

Action Alert: Help stop the all-out assault on clean energy in Ohio

Governor Kasich must use line-item veto to rid Ohio’s budget of wind farm set back – that can only happen if we act on it now call today 614-466-3555 or through email . View full post on Wind Power News

Worries About Bird Deaths Derail Wind Power Project In Ohio

A wind power project near Toledo, Ohio has been delayed due to concerns about the impact the project would have on migrating birds in the area. View full post on Wind Power News

Ohio wind turbine project stopped near Lake Erie

A group of birding enthusiasts hopes a decision to halt plans for a wind turbine at an Ohio National Guard base will send a message to developers proposing other wind power projects along Lake Erie. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind-energy swells in Ohio

Ohio nearly quadrupled its ability to generate power from wind in 2012, part of a record year for the U.S. wind industry, but a review of state renewable-energy requirements places future growth in doubt. View full post on Wind Power News