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Report (NCAT) – Small-Scale Wind Energy on the Farm

Resource: Report (NCAT) – Small-Scale Wind Energy on the Farm

Wind-generated electricity is attracting the interest of farmers, ranchers, and other landowners across the country. People find wind energy attractive for a variety of reasons, including its potential economic benefits and its lower impact on the environment when compared to coal and other electric power generation fuels. Wind-generated electricity can help farmers and ranchers reduce their energy costs, an important consideration in these days of continually increasing utility rates. This publication will introduce you to small-scale wind energy to help you decide if wind energy is an economical option for your farm or ranch.

Source:
NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project

Sectors:
Sustainable Ag., Food & LandWind

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