Wind Turbine

WARREN COUNTY, IN. (ECWd) - Last night, former Vermilion County Board Member, Rick Knight, presented information to the Warren County decision makers at the Orion Wind Energy application special use permit hearing held at the Seeger Fine Arts Center. Rick Knight served on the Vermilion County Board...

InvEnergy's wind farm joins "WALL OF SHAME" (InvEnergy owes Champaign County $480,298 in unpaid taxes.) Recently, we shed a spotlight on three parcels of land in Champaign County which have unpaid taxes in the California Ridge Wind Farm developed and partially owned by INVENERGY which is 90%...

InvEnergy claimed they were going to be "good neighbors" and bring lots of jobs and income to Champaign and Vermilion County when they constructed the so-called "California Ridge (CalRidge) Wind Farm."  It appears they have broken another promise by failing to pay taxes on their...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On October 7, 2016, the 3rd Illinois Appellate Court overturned the Illinois Commerce Commission's decision that Clean Line Energy Partners was a public utility, and remanded it back for further proceedings. Some facts from the case: Rock Island admitted that the wind generators...

Reading the following article, I was reminded of Attorney Mike Blazer, representing Invenergy, when he told the Vermilion County Board that the blades were designed to fall straight down (article here on Blazer's statement). Such a statement is impossible to prove, since a person could...

Invenergy accused of running misleading ad in Burrillville Bargain Buyer - At Tuesday night’s Energy Facilities Siting Board Meeting (EFSB), with Invenergy‘s Director of Development John Niland in attendance, angry residents accused the company of running a deliberately deceptive ad in the Bargain Buyer regarding the...

Mattoon, IL - Lake Land College - Costly Broken Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment Posted By Andrew Follett On 1:32 PM 04/12/2016 In | [caption id="attachment_29812" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo from original article (link at bottom)[/caption] Lake Land College recently announced plans to tear down...