Auglaize Wind Farm Boondoogle

Auglaize Wind Farm Boondoogle

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Kennesaw71

United States

#1 Dec 1, 2011
Has any landowners in Auglaize been contacted yet by the wind companies? How much money is being offered per turbine?
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Van Wert landowners are feeling a little less shrewd these days hearing their wind rights are worth $7,500 compared to Dekalb Illinois who are yielding $20,000 per turbine.
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Of course the paltry 10 dollars per acre in Van Wert gives the wind companies the right to cut through a landowners tile lines. One contractor hired by the wind companies in Vdub to reconnect the tile lines has said he was told to hook up only every third tile line.
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The cost to have underground electric wire laid is $1,000 per foot so there is no compromising on where the wind company lays their lines once your ground is signed up... Just food for thought.
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Anyone been contacted yet?
Eminent Domain

Thailand

#2 Dec 3, 2011
It could be worse.They could take your land from you to put up turbines. The befefit for many outweighs the benefit of 1!

That's my 2
Kennesaw71

United States

#3 Jan 14, 2012
How would 25 cents per kilowatt benefit the many over their current 9 or 10 cents per kilowatt? Eminent domain is a moronic idle threat....

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