Struggles in Converting to Wind Power

A look inside the struggles in shifting to wind power, including obtaining rights-of-way and funding for transmission lines.

"Harvest the Wind" brings readers face-to-face with the people behind the green economy–powered resurgence, focusing on wind power, in Cloud County and communities like it across the United States.
Cover Courtesy Beacon Press
Finding a reliable market for the wind-generated electricity is the hard part. Because existing conventional power plants meet most local needs, wind developers must seek out more distant buyers, often in population centers many hundreds of miles away.
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