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By Mil Arcega
Washington
20 August 2008

Farmers can lease their land to wind developers, who pay them about $4,000 per windmill plus a portion of the electricity that's sold
Farmers can lease their land to wind developers, who pay them about $4,000 per windmill plus a portion of the electricity that's sold
The boom in wind power is creating opportunities in some economically depressed areas of the United States. In the Great Plains states of the country, where wind is in plentiful supply, the growing number of wind energy projects is helping to supplement declining farm incomes and creating new jobs. 

VOA's Mil Arcega reports.

 

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