Wind farm in Kimball, Nebraska, is being decommissioned, but a new one will rise on the same site in 2018

By Cole Epley, Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — For the first time in about seven years as a wind developer, Sandhills Energy President Eric Johnson finally has an answer to the question he most commonly gets asked: What happens to wind farms when they’ve reached the end of their useful lives? At least in Kimball, Nebraska, where Johnson’s company is working with a Lincoln-based general contractor to decommission the state’s first utility-scale wind farm, the answer is to build a bigger, better wind energy project. Read more here.

Photo: Kimball Wind Farm. Credit: Nebraska Municipal Power Pool

Sandhills Energy Website