The Kas Brothers of Woodstock, MN were the first farmers in the country to own their own utility-scale turbines.
Commercial (Large) Scale
he Minwind projects are a series of nine farmer-owned wind projects near the town of Luverne in southwestern Minnesota.
Minwind I & II are two innovative farmer-owned utility scale wind project in Luverne, MN.
The University of Minnesota, Morris has utility scale windpower.
CARLETON COLLEGE has a 350-foot tall mascot that is setting a new trend among universities.
Pipestone-Jasper School District,installed a 750kW turbine in late 2003. Case Study by the Clean Energy Resource Teams
Schoolyards and Wind Turbines: Bureau Valley School District Gets a Turbine
Eldora-New Providence Community Schools, Eldora, IA: Community Wind Project, Writing, Wind Energy & Arithmetic Construction of the Eldora-New Providence wind turbine.
Akron-Westfield Community School District, Akron IA: Community Wind Project installed a 600kW turbine in 1999.
Wind lease terms vary quite a bit, but general rules of thumb are: $2,500 to $5,000 per turbine, $3,000 to $4,000 per megawatt of capacity, or 2-4% of gross revenues. Click headline to read more