OHIO — The village of Ohio TIF and building committee recommended at its regular meeting Tuesday night that mayor Charlie Thomas set up a meeting with representatives of Midwest Wind Energy to discuss how far wind turbines can be erected from the village limits.
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PORT CLINTON - Port Clinton and Ottawa County are joining area communities in exploring the use of wind to generate electricity, which has picked up momentum with the success of Bowling Green's wind farm.
FOREST PARK - Gov. Bob Taft on Friday announced a new state pilot program to provide $25 million over five years to encourage wind power development in Ohio.
ELMORE - Although the village owns a small part of Ohio's first utility-scale wind farm, Elmore officials are exploring the feasibility of buying their own wind turbines.
PORT CLINTON -- City Council is looking into joining other Ottawa County governments to bring energy-producing windmills to the area, thus decreasing local dependency on FirstEnergy to provide electricity. Paul Hoag, president of North Coast Wind & Power LLC, told council during its Tuesday night work session that the city has the potential to save significantly by purchasing the windmills, or wind turbines, with Elmore, Oak Harbor and Ottawa County.
PORT CLINTON -- City Council is looking into joining other Ottawa County governments to bring energy-producing windmills to the area, thus decreasing local dependency on FirstEnergy to provide electricity.
The Ashtabula County Citizens for Open Government will meet 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Henderson Library in Jefferson. The subject this month is "Alternative Energy Sources."
But in an interview with The Blade, Larry Flowers of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory said he does not envision any offshore turbines being built west of Cleveland because of the lake's fragile ecology on its western end.