27 Apr '14, 4pm

@newsguy2005 Wind Power on State, and Federal Lands:

Wind development can be an attractive revenue option for states that have viable wind resources on their trust lands. Wind can provide much higher revenue per acre than many other sources of typical revenue. An added benefit is that harvesting the wind does not deplete any finite resources. Several state land offices are already pursuing wind development on state trust lands. The first such wind project, in west Texas, is a joint project by the Texas General Land Office and the Lower Colorado River Authority, a public utility in central Texas. Wind Powering America Assistance to State Land Offices Analysis of State Land Potential NREL can assist state land offices in analyzing their trust lands for wind development potential. By overlaying wind resource maps with land use, transmission capacity, and load centers, this type of analysis can help state officials target lands ...

Full article: http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/state_lands.asp#.U10xI...

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