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Benefits of Wind

Wind energy is the fastest growing renewable energy source in the world. With a residential wind turbine, you can significantly reduce your energy bill and produce clean, affordable electricity for your home or business. Check out all the environmental, social and economic benefits of wind power!

Wind energy is:

clean – it won’t pollute the air we breathe or the water we drink.  A single 1 megawatt wind turbine can displace 1800 tons of carbon dioxide in one year.

cost competitive –  wind power is an economical alternative to using fossil fuels and will drastically reduce your electric bill

renewable – wind is plentiful and won’t deplete the earth’s natural resources or cause costly environmental extraction

cheap to run – wind turbines have low maintenance and operating expenses

good for the economy – wind projects create thousands of jobs and support local communities where projects are located

ecological – wind energy doesn’t require water so it’s a smart energy choice for drought vulnerable areas

cost-effective – it gives a sound return on your investment and can provide revenue to rural landowners, farmers and communities

reasonably priced – state and federal incentives are available to reduce your initial project costs

energy independent – wind reduces our reliance on foreign fossil fuels creating a more stable energy supply without price volatility

resourceful – it can deliver energy to remote locations that don’t have access to the utility grid

Benefits of Wind

safe – wind is one of the safest forms of electricity generation available today

growing – wind energy is targeted to produce 20% of our nation’s electricity by 2030