Wind Energy Facility Permitting and Siting

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Minnesota–North Dakota–South Dakota Network Webinar Series

Part 2: Wind Energy Facility Permitting and Siting MN–ND–SD Network Webinar
  • What permits are necessary?
  • Who issues permits for wind energy projects?
  • How are wind energy projects sited?
  • What is the process to get a permit?

Learn the answers to these and other questions on Friday June 26, 2009 at 10am (CDT) in the second part of this Windustry webinar series. This webinar will discuss the rules, processes, and challenges for permitting and siting utility-scale wind energy facilities in Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota. We will have expert presenters from each state to provide an overview of the process and to answer your questions. This webinar is free of charge.


Minnesota: Deborah Pile, MN Department of Commerce
North Dakota: Jerry Lein, ND Public Service Commission
South Dakota: Tim Binder, SD Public Utilities Commission

The Minnesota - North Dakota - South Dakota Network promotes dialogue between stakeholders in each state on polices affecting sustainable wind development and is facilitated by Windustry, a Minnesota-based national non-profit that promotes progressive renewable energy solutions and empowers communities to develop wind energy as an environmentally sustainable, community-owned asset. Visit for more information.

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