RES and Weyerhaeuser push for non-standard blade clearances.

Current Zoning restricts blade clearance to 75 feet, a standard clearance in the industry, and a restriction in some states for safety reasons. This change means that blades moving at over 100 miles an hour will be less than 60 feet from the ground. In Addition, this change was not included in notice of changes, … Continue reading RES and Weyerhaeuser push for non-standard blade clearances.

Another RES project stopped. Interesting info on Robert’s Rules.

At the end of this article, the Pharos-Tribune failed to mention the 55% tax abatement that RES demanded, meaning we would never see the amount quoted in this article, and when RES finally does start paying taxes on their equipment, RES demands they pay taxes only on already FULLY DEPRECIATED equipment. It's a BAD DEAL … Continue reading Another RES project stopped. Interesting info on Robert’s Rules.

Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions

April 28, 2018 Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions DTE turbine tower plans for Beaver Township stumble on proposed zoning board recommendation AUBURN — The Beaver Township Zoning Board voted unanimously on Thursday to amend a proposed wind farm zoning ordinance for the Bay County community. More than 300 residents from the community … Continue reading Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions

Tipton County Indiana plan director colluded with RES on ordinances.

Plan director scrutinized; Wind farm opposition: Cowles colluded with RES Posted on March 20, 2018 Tipton County Indiana (east of Kokomo, IN). (The following article originally was published in The Rochester Sentinel of Rochester, IN on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.) BY WESLEY DEHNE Staff Writer, The Sentinel Fulton County Plan Director Casi Cowles said she … Continue reading Tipton County Indiana plan director colluded with RES on ordinances.

Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township

Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township State’s renewable mandate also bringing hundreds of new turbine towers Feb. 17, 2018 | Evan Carter A legal battle over a proposed wind farm of 63 turbines is brewing in a small community in the Thumb area of Michigan. Members of the Juniata Township … Continue reading Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township