Canyon wind farm approved
In addition to having the first full-scale wind farm in Utah, Thomas said the city will benefit from the lease payments and the schools will benefit from the property taxes.
June 21, 2006
by Todd Hollingshead
in Salt Lake Tribune
A proposed wind farm at the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon is no longer proposed.
³It's a done deal,² said Spanish Fork Mayor Joe Thomas. ³This is a win-win for every single player that's involved.²
Project developers at Wasatch Wind confirmed they have completed lease agreements with the three landowners of the site, and will sign a power purchase agreement with Pacificorp today6/21 for the power generated by the windmills.
³It's a landmark because we had to get this paperwork signed,² said Wasatch Wind spokeswoman Christine Watson Mikell. ³We're just about done.²
When finished, nine 400-foot turbines will stand just... [continue via Web link]