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.
This publication from the Minnesota Dept. of Commerce walks you through questions you should ask in hiring a renewable energy dealer, and lists renewable energy dealers in Minnesota.
This report reviews various business structures for community wind development, reviews previous studies on the economic impact of both wind development in general and the relative impacts of corporate and community wind development, and investigates the specific case of the economic impact of community vs. corporate wind development for a multi-turbine project in Big Stone County, Minnesota.
This simple C-BED spreadsheet allows you to compares the benefits of front-loaded versus fixed rates.
2005 Minnesota Energy Legislation Factsheet
Minnesota’s original (2005) Community-Based Energy Development (C-BED) legislation offers some important benefits to community wind projects, but understanding how it works can be a little challenging. This article will try to explain the major aspects of the C-BED program and illustrate how community projects are helped with a simple example.
The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is a multi-state coalition of clean energy funds. Sixteen states across the U.S. have established funds to promote renewable energy and clean energy technologies.
This fact sheet from Windustry provides a quick overview of community wind. Click on the link below to view the fact sheet.