Community Wind Energy 2006: Business Models

Business Models: Farmer and Small Developer Panel
Community wind project developers discuss how they put together their projects and business models. Panelists in this session have been involved in community wind projects in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Oregon, and Germany and will offer a range of practical perspectives. Discussion topics include advantages and disadvantages of different business models, the role of public policy and regulation in shaping community wind projects, and the biggest challenges facing community wind projects today.

Moderator: Ed Ritger, Ritger Law Offices, Attorney & Counselors at Law


  • Dan Juhl, DanMar & Associates
  • Mark Willers, Minwind Energy, LLC
  • Ryan Wolf, Farmer/Small Wind Developer
  • Paul Woodin, Western Wind Power

Listen to audio of these presentations:

Part A

Part B