Neligh wind farm given approval

Broken Bow NE
Norfolk Daily News

The Antelope County Board of Supervisors voted in favor Tuesday morning of allowing a Chicago-based company to build a new wind farm near Neligh. The county board voted five in favor, one opposed and one abstention in support of Invenergy’s proposed wind farm that would be located generally in the northern half of the county and expected to have about 160 wind turbines. Continue reading.

Photo of a Nebraska farm by Caroline Jezierski.

Archived article about Invenergy’s Prairie Breeze III Project: City of Grand Island announces first renewable energy purchase, signs agreement with Invenergy for Nebraska wind power, June 25, 2015.

Wind sweeping down the plain? Use it. Written by Christian Science Monitor’s Editorial Board.
Iowa farmers are now cultivating this valuable third crop to supplement their incomes: Leasing land for a single wind turbine brings in $5,000 to $10,000 per year.