Community wind just one force blowing small wind market forward
Community wind (generation assets owned by a group of local people under an LLC and subsequent power purchase agreement with the local utility) is big in Europe and now emerging in rural communities in the United States, such as Minnesota and Iowa. Community wind is driving the small wind power market because it is seen as a vehicle for economic development.
Source: FierceEnergy (http://www.fierceenergy.com/story/community-wind-just-one-force-blowing-small-wind-market-forward/2012-02-09?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal#ixzz1n7pIl2lX)
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