Farms Cash in on Wind Energy

Life on the farm may be getting easier with big bonuses paid to farmers for the installation of wind turbines on their land – from $2-$6,000 per year, per turbine. The Grand Rapids Press reports that even in the absense of government incentives, utilities are “forging ahead” with the plan in Michigan.

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  1. Wind Power a Cash Cow for Farmers

    From the Grand Rapids Press via TriplePundit, a report on Michigan farmers looking to wind power as a way of generating income and/or reducing their own costs.

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