Community Wind

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= wind power projects seen as a community-owned asset

URL = http://www.windustry.org/communitywind

Description

“Community wind is a growing sector of wind development that promises to increase local energy independence and prosperity without contributing to global warming.

A wind project that is a community-owned asset. Community wind projects are owned by a variety of individuals including local small business owners, farmers, local organizations including schools and universities, as well as Native American Tribes, rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities, and religious institutions. These project can range from a single turbine to a community-owned commercial-scale wind farm.” (http://www.windustry.org/communitywind)

More Information

  • Report: Ownership Matters: Community-Based Wind Development in Colorado

URL = http://www.windustry.org/ownership-matters-communitybased-wind-development-in-colorado

  • Report: Community vs. Corporate Wind: Does it Matter Who Develops the Wind in Big Stone County, MN?

URL = http://www.windustry.org/community-vs-corporate-wind-does-it-matter-who-develops-the-wind-in-big-stone-county-mn

See:

  1. http://www.windustry.org/communitywind#overview
  2. http://www.windustry.org/community-wind
  3. http://www.windustry.org/cw-case-studies
  4. http://www.windustry.org/policy-amp-research/benefits-of-wind-and-community-wind/the-benefits-of-wind-energy-and-community-wi