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Community Wind Case Studies

File: Community Wind Case Studies

Date: 11/17/2009

This presentation profiles nine community wind case studies: Hull, Massachusetts; Kodiak, Alaska; Lamar, Colorado; Pretty Prairie Jr. - Sr. High School, Kansas; Hyannis, Massachusetts; Waverly, Iowa; Luverne, Minnesota; Rosebud Sioux Tribe, South Dakota; and Jefferson, Iowa. Local ownership (municipality, rural electric cooperative, landowner LLCs, tribes, small business), variety of applications (utility generation portfolio, net metering, IPP, wind-diesel, self generation), range of wind turbine and project size, and financing options (municipal bonds, USDA and DOE grants, state grants and production payments, CREBs, innovative green tag arrangements, piggyback structure) are discussed.

This information was last updated on November 17, 2009