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Harvest the Wind: A Wind Energy Handbook for Illinois

Link: Harvest the Wind: A Wind Energy Handbook for Illinois

Date: 1/1/2004

Location: IL

The purpose of this handbook is to inform the reader about wind as a resource for generating electricity, with emphasis on Illinois as a potential host for small-scale and large-scale projects. It addresses how to assess the value of wind, the wind energy options available for landowners and communities to consider, and sources of financial assistance. Case studies are included to illustrate what has been done to develop this resource in Illinois and neighboring states.

This information was last updated on July 26, 2011