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Nebraska’s Largest Wind Farm Coming to Holt County

By Fred Knapp, Reporter/Producer, NET News

Project Manager Alicia Knapp points to where one of 200 wind turbines will be located. Photo by Fred Knapp, NET News

Project Manager Alicia Knapp points to where one of 200 wind turbines will be located. Photo by Fred Knapp, NET News

Excerpt: Over the next year, the company Knapp works for – Berkshire Hathaway Energy or BHE Renewables – will upgrade roads and install 200 wind turbines spread over 54,000 acres of farm and pasture land here in Holt County, which stretches from the Sandhills to the Niobrara River . . . The company says it will pay landowners lease payments totaling $2.5 million a year, and there will be about $2 million a year in tax payments to divide between the schools, the county, fire districts and townships.

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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
Nebraska: The Next Wind Frontier, The Nebraska Lawyer Magazine, January/February 2015 Issue, pages 27-33. Written by
 Jennifer L. Cooke-Yin and David L. Bracht
http://issuu.com/nebraskabar/docs/tnl-janfeb15_mag