Author Topic: Commercial Energy Windmills  (Read 4567 times)

Offline GlockDoctor

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Commercial Energy Windmills
« on: August 29, 2017, 03:12:32 PM »
I've been approached by a major regional energy producer. The company wants to develop a wind farm in my area. My property is a potential wind turbine site. I have an 80 acres, currently leased. I have hopes to convert to silvopasture in the coming years. Does anyone have experience with wind farms and dealings with large energy producers? I'm looking for some insight.

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Re: Commercial Energy Windmills
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2017, 06:03:11 PM »
I have heard they are loud.  that is all I have got.


oh, and my kids - led by the 15-yo - call them "Fidget Spinner farms"  :o

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Re: Commercial Energy Windmills
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2018, 02:09:26 PM »
Well, it's been awhile since you ask and I see no responses.
I came here also to ask advice on this subject. My neighbors sold out and I will be living with turbines all around my property.
I have to decide if I want to profit in a small way or hold onto my 'air rights'. I don't envision building anything more than 3 stories tall but I have no idea what other restrictions I'd be held to.
Hoping you found the answers you sought somewhere!

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Re: Commercial Energy Windmills
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2018, 06:01:02 PM »
Thank you for your reply. Long story short, our township passed regulations restricting wind turbine placement. The turbines were required to be a certain distance from homes, rivers streams and forests. Basically, we made it impossible for the company to comply and make any money. My area seems to be in the clear.