Wind farms to crop up in northeastern North Carolina
July 26, 2011
by Jeff Hampton
in The Virginian-Pilot
A long ride on a dusty Pasquotank County farm road - a right after the tractor shed, a left at the edge of the bean field - eventually leads to a recently harvested wheat field two miles from the nearest paved road.
After coming to a stop in a cloud of dust, lifelong farmer Horace Pritchard waved a calloused hand toward a field that stretched for miles to a horizon of trees.
It's on this sweeping horizon of fertile fields and crops where a new technology will be planted.
Atlantic Wind LLC is moving forward quickly with plans to erect up to 150... [continue via Web link]