The Oregon Energy Trust, in collaboration with NW SEED, developed a Community Wind guidebook in 2006. This 106-page book introduces the basic concepts behind community wind development and is available on the Energy Trust of Oregon web site.
Community Wind - Resources
The Iowa Energy Center is a non-profit organization working to create a stable energy future for Iowa.
Their web site includes wind and solar resource maps for Iowa, as well as loan and tax incentive information.
This is an older version of the Wind Project Calculator.
The isind Project Calculator was developed to assist in performing cash flow modeling for community wind projects.
A Comparative Analysis of Business Structures Suitable for Farmer-Owned Wind Power Projects in the United States (November 2004) was prepared for the Wind & Hydropower Technologies Program, U.S. Department of Energy, by Mark Bolinger and Ryan Wise.
2002 Farm Bill Makes History with New Energy Title