“Economic Development Impacts of Community Wind Projects: A Review and Empirical Evaluation” by E. Lantz and S. Tegen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, in April 2009.
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is located in WI. It hosts and Energy Fair and promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.
In an effort to capture the impact of the Alternate Energy Revolving Loan Program (AERLP) posted a number of project case studies online
Mason City, IA has this ordinance related to zoning of wind projects. Click on the link below to view the ordinance.
The Iowa Energy Center is a non-profit organization working to create a stable energy future for Iowa.
Their web site includes wind and solar resource maps for Iowa, as well as loan and tax incentive information.
The Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development (GPISD) provides timely information, models and policy analysis on sustainable development in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa, and Manitoba.
Eldora-New Providence Community Schools, Eldora, IA: Community Wind Project, Writing, Wind Energy & Arithmetic Construction of the Eldora-New Providence wind turbine.