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Fact Sheets

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There are many benefits to wind energy development in America.  Jobs, economic development opportunities, clean air, and harvesting low-cost, home-grown renewable energy for the country are chief among them.  The Midwest is home to some of the country’s best wind resources and as a result is a valuable player in bringing renewable energy resources to cities and businesses across the nation. 

Below are links to fact sheets about the benefits wind energy brings to a community and the environment.

General Fact Sheets

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Wind Turbines & Health
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Wind Benefits Agriculture
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Wind Offers No Fuel Costs, Less Risk For Customers
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Wind & Solar Are Cost Competitive
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Wind Energy and Property Values
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What Happens at the End of a Wind Turbine's Life?
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No Health Impacts from Wind Turbines, Studies Consistently Show
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Utilities Know Wind Power Is Cost Competitive
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DOE - Wind Energy Benefits
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DOE - Wind Energy Myths
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Wind Energy & Birds (2017)
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Grid Integration: Wind Energy & Reliability

Solar

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Solar By the Numbers

Transmission

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Cardinal Hickory Creek

Illinois Fact Sheets

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Illinois Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in Illinois
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Wind Energy: An Investment in Illinois - 2015

Indiana Fact Sheets

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Indiana Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in Indiana
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Wind Works for Indiana

Iowa Fact Sheets

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Iowa Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in Iowa

Michigan Fact Sheets

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Michigan Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in Michigan
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MI Wind Vision Fact Sheet - 2015
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MI - Tuscola - Wind Keeps Money In Your Pocket
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MI - Sanilac - Wind Keeps Money In Your Pocket
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MI - Huron County - Wind Keeps Money In Your Pocket

Minnesota Fact Sheets

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Minnesota Wins With Wind
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Wind Energy Delivers For Mower County
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Solar Power in Minnesota
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Clean Energy Lowers Electric Bills
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MN - Wind Delivers Tax Relief in Minnesota
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Wind Energy: A Wise Investment for MN
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MN Wind Vision Fact Sheet

Missouri Fact Sheets

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Missouri Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in Missouri
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Wind Works for Missouri

North Dakota Fact Sheets

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North Dakota Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in North Dakota
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North Dakota Wind Facts

South Dakota Fact Sheets

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South Dakota Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in South Dakota
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South Dakota Wind Facts

Wisconsin Fact Sheets

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Wisconsin Wins With Wind
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Solar Power in Wisconsin