How much do farmers get paid to host wind turbines?

Wind lease terms vary quite a bit, but general rules of thumb are: $4,000 to $8,000 per turbine, $3,000 to $4,000 per megawatt of capacity, or 2-4% of gross revenues. Larger turbines should translate to larger payments. Compensation packages typically are offered as fixed yearly payments, as percentages of gross revenues, or some combination. If you are offered fixed annual payment, you should check whether a regular cost of living adjustment is included. If you are offered a percentage of gross revenues, you should make sure that you would have good access to the information used to calculate your payments.

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  • Pamela Weir
    commented 2016-12-14 18:19:16 -0600
    Is that annual revenue or monthly?
  • Basavaraj Kandakur
    commented 2016-10-15 09:47:39 -0500
    The private company is asking our agriculture land for wind fan, so what price should I ask them ……
  • Pj Lee
    commented 2016-10-12 16:12:03 -0500
    I am very interested in installing wind turbines on my property who should I call or email to have them come out and look.
  • Yolanda Gutierrez
    commented 2016-08-03 13:08:17 -0500
    Winmill Industry pays 4000 to 8000 per winmill
  • Bob Beaman
    commented 2016-04-29 17:15:55 -0500
    @louise McGranahan…I would be very happy to have wind turbines installed on our property. Pretty sure that the unhappy farmers in your area are the ones without a wind turbine on their property.
  • kauan cardoso
    commented 2016-04-18 18:07:03 -0500
    I found it interesting because it had serious doubts Nova Repair these agriculturores as Alice Nunes, see here
  • Louise McGranahan
    commented 2016-02-06 10:35:14 -0600
    Was curious about this! Farmers aren’t too happy about the use and implementation of these in our area!