These slides were presented by Horizon Wind (now EDP Renewables) to potential landowners willing to site wind turbines on their property in McLean County Illinois as part of the Twin Groves Phase II project. The entire project consists of 240 Vestas 1.65 MW wind turbines. Specifics on money paid landowners for leasing their land appears toward the end of the slide presentation. To view the slides, click the link(s) on this page.
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Opponents of industrial farms have long known that property values decline when wind turbines are erected. Strong evidence now exists that allowing the construction of industrial wind turbines near residential properties causes a decrease in the value of said property.
Tom Hewson takes a very comprehensive look at the development issues associated with the proposed Baileyville Wind Farm in Illinois.