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2 more Whirlpool wind power plants in Ohio installing wind turbines

Whirlpool Corp. says it’s installing wind turbines to help power two more of its factories in Ohio. The appliance maker based in Benton Harbor, Michigan, says it will spend $13.5 million to bring wind energy to its plants in Ottawa and Marion. Whirlpool says the 1.5-megawatt turbines are the same design as those built at … Continue reading 2 more Whirlpool wind power plants in Ohio installing wind turbines

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich takes on renewable energy requirement foes

Ohio governor and presidential candidate John Kasich offered strong words of support for Ohio’s renewable energy requirement laws today. Passed in 2008, Ohio’s law required that 25 percent of the state’s electricity be generated with “alternative technologies” by 2025. However, in 2014 Gov. Kasich signed a bill that froze the requirement for two years. Now … Continue reading Ohio Gov. John Kasich takes on renewable energy requirement foes

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Gamesa secures wind power contract to supply 100 MW to EDPR for Amazon Wind Farm U.S. Central

The company will install 48 Gamesa G114-2.1 MW wind turbines in Pauling County, Ohio. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, announced today that it will supply EDP Renewables (EDPR) with wind turbines for its 100 MW Amazon Wind Farm U.S. Central. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will handle the transport, installation … Continue reading Gamesa secures wind power contract to supply 100 MW to EDPR for Amazon Wind Farm U.S. Central

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EDP Renováveis to Construct 100MW Amazon Wind Farm US Central in Ohio

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that it has contracted with EDP Renewables to construct and operate a 100 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Paulding County, Ohio, called the Amazon Wind Farm US Central. This new wind farm is expected to start generating approximately 320,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy … Continue reading EDP Renováveis to Construct 100MW Amazon Wind Farm US Central in Ohio

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Ohio budget bill “missed opportunity” for clean energy

The budget bill finalized in Columbus today is a missed opportunity to re-open Ohio to clean energy development, after a year in which impossible setback requirements have stymied new wind farms in Ohio. While House Bill 64 contains a positive policy development for renewable energy, overall the industry believes it is a missed opportunity for … Continue reading Ohio budget bill “missed opportunity” for clean energy

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Ohio budget bill “missed opportunity” for wind energy

The wind energy industry is calling the budget bill finalized in Columbus today a “missed opportunity” to re-open Ohio to clean energy development, after a year in which setback requirements the industry calls “impossible” have stymied new wind farms here.   “While House Bill 64 contains a positive policy development for renewable energy, overall the … Continue reading Ohio budget bill “missed opportunity” for wind energy

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Whirlpool invests $18mn in wind farm to power its Ohio facility

Whirlpool is opening the $18 million worth Findlay Wind Farm to power its manufacturing facility located in Findlay at Ohio.   Each turbine is expected to generate enough electricity equivalent to the amount required to power 300-400 average homes. The wind farm will have a total of five wind turbines, of which Whirlpool will be … Continue reading Whirlpool invests $18mn in wind farm to power its Ohio facility

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Future of Ohio wind energy at stake in Gov. Kasich’s decision on Monday

Gov. John Kasich has an opportunity to retain a wind industry in Ohio if he uses his line-item veto on Monday to remove an anti-wind-energy provision from the budget bill – with $2.5 billion in current investment, hundreds of millions in local leases and tax payments, over 60 factories, and thousands of Ohio jobs on … Continue reading Future of Ohio wind energy at stake in Gov. Kasich’s decision on Monday

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Gov. Kasich should veto wind energy-killing provision of H.B. 483 that jeopardizes $2.5 billion investment in Ohio

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) calls on Governor John Kasich to protect billions of dollars in potential investments in Ohio by using his line item veto to strike a provision in House Bill (H.B.) 483, which places unduly restrictive setbacks on new Ohio wind farms. “This would kill further wind energy development in Ohio … Continue reading Gov. Kasich should veto wind energy-killing provision of H.B. 483 that jeopardizes $2.5 billion investment in Ohio

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Wind Turbines Begin Providing Renewable Energy at Honda Transmission Plant in Ohio

Consistent with Honda’s long history of innovation and the company’s commitment to reduce CO2 emissions, Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., has finalized installation and will begin operation of two power-producing wind turbines next week at its plant in Russells Point, Ohio, through an agreement with a subsidiary of ConEdison Solutions of Valhalla, NY.   … Continue reading Wind Turbines Begin Providing Renewable Energy at Honda Transmission Plant in Ohio

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Wind power in Ohio creating huge environmental benefits

The buckeye state is seeing major environmental benefits as wind energy increases throughout the state. According to Environment Ohio, the state is currently provided with 988,000 megawatt-hours of electricity solely from wind energy and Ohio is on pace to add 918,294 MWh in wind production over the next five years, reported by North American Wind Power. Ohio is … Continue reading Wind power in Ohio creating huge environmental benefits

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Independent grid operator study confirms wind power’s economic, environmental value

New research released by an independent grid operator confirms that wind energy is drastically decreasing both the price of electricity and emissions of harmful pollutants. The study was led by PJM, the independent grid operator for all or parts of 13 Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes states (Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North … Continue reading Independent grid operator study confirms wind power’s economic, environmental value

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Walmart expands solar energy installations to Ohio

Walmart today announced that it has worked with SolarCity to install solar panels on 12 Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs throughout Ohio. The solar panel installations will add approximately 6,000,000 kWh of generation production – enough energy to power more than 820 homes – and are expected to supply approximately 5-20 percent of each store’s … Continue reading Walmart expands solar energy installations to Ohio

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Eighty percent of Ohio voters support requiring a portion of the state

A solid majority of Ohioans support investment in renewable energy and the state’s law which encourages those investments, according to a new statewide public opinion survey.   “Ohio is one of the fastest growing states for renewable energy investments,” noted Rob Gramlich, Interim President and CEO of the American Wind Energy Association. “Polling data in … Continue reading Eighty percent of Ohio voters support requiring a portion of the state

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Nordex plans for 200 MW wind farm in Ohio

Wind turbine manufacturer and developer Nordex USA is preparing for a 200 megawatt (MW) wind farm in northern Ohio. In a preliminary filing to state regulators the company has outlined plans to build approximately eighty-three 2.4 MW wind turbines in Seneca and Sandusky counties. According to the article, both counties have been zoned for alternative … Continue reading Nordex plans for 200 MW wind farm in Ohio

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Juhl to Install Two Wind Turbines at Honda Plant in Ohio

Juhl Energy Inc., a U.S. renewable energy developer, plans to install, own and operate two wind turbines at a Honda Motor Co. transmission factory in Ohio. The 2-megawatt wind turbines may cost a total of $8 million and begin operating before next year, Yusef Orest, project developer for Pipestone, Minnesota-based Juhl, said in a phone … Continue reading Juhl to Install Two Wind Turbines at Honda Plant in Ohio

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