A new model for wind development is emerging – community wind – in which local ownership plays a major role. Rural landowners, consumer-owned utilities, school districts, colleges and native tribes are putting installations on the ground ranging from single turbines to wind plants with hundreds of megawatts of capacity. Community Wind 101 is intended as a primer on community wind for policymakers and clean energy advocates, based on a survey and synopsis of the best literature in the field. Download the report.
Community Wind 101: a Primer for Policymakers