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Based on the story of wind and its role in powering our world, #stickwindhere is the impassioned tale of how wind can and does free our energy future. Set in present day America, the future is yet unwritten and anything is possible. Scanning the landscape, it becomes clear that a resource capable of adapting to and accommodating our environment is…
Date: 2015-09-06T00:19:07.000Z

Case studies and policy analysis.
Date: 2009

A summary of select policies in Iowa, Minnesota, and Kansas 
Date: 2007

Windustry Analysis of “Community Wind: A Review of Select State and Federal Policy Incentives,” written by Farmers’ Legal Action Group
Date: ca. 2007

Text: “Community wind has long term value for the local area economy and adds vibrant opportunities for young people by introducing renewable energy to the community as a job creator.”
Date: 2014

The Oregon Energy Trust, in collaboration with NW SEED, developed a Community Wind guidebook in 2006. This 106-page book introduces the basic concepts behind community wind development.
Date: ca. 2006

The Windustry Wind Project Calculator was designed by Alice Orrell, Alice Orrell Consulting, and Windustry for the Community Wind Toolbox.

The Wind Project Calculator was developed to assist in performing cash flow modeling for community wind projects. You will need to enter specific information about the type of turbine you are considering, the…

This fact sheet from Windustry provides a quick overview of community wind.

This book serves as a guide to the many legal issues faced by farmers and rural landowners who seek to develop wind energy projects. The Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy: Legal Issues in Farming the Wind provides legal information for individuals developing wind projects, regardless of size. This includes farmer-owned large utility-scale wind farms…
Date: 2007

This article, written by Warren Ault, summarizes research he did for Windustry in 2005 into the actual and potential local economic benefits of wind power, focusing particularly on a survey of the varieties of approaches throughout the United States to the use of local property taxes.
Date: May 2006

Publication by a developer/farmer/consultant on all the factors to consider and steps to take in proceeding with a community-owned renewable energy project. The paper is aimed at projects in general and is not specific to wind energy. The information is presented in more of a check-list format, rather than as explanations of each step.

Denmark has successfully created renewable energy systems with community-supported wind farms for decades. Learn how you can partner with your neighbors and create clean, locally controlled wind farms in your community.
Date: June/July 2008