John Deere project turns gears for wind farms
Jim Meenagh, with John Deere’s corporate office, said the times are a-changing, fuel costs a fortune, and “many progressive people” are looking at alternative energy sources such as wind power.
One example is John Deere Credit (JDC). The company is looking to support and expand wind power — and there are many opportunities in the Midwest, Meenagh said.
November 30, 2005
by Diane Strand
in The Midweek, Inc.
The projects may be in the works already and the company “is interested in investments that involve utility-scale wind projects.”
According to the corporate web page, “JDC enters into agreements with local developers and landowners to “facilitate the development and operation of wind energy projects. It is important that these projects are economically viable for all parties.”
The company wants to invest in high potential wind energy projects, so it is said to be a win-win for everyone involved.
DeKalb County Farm Bureau Manager Doug Dashner said he was unaware of any local participation in the Deere program.
However, Tim Price, of DeKalb, farms... [continue via Web link]