Wind farms bring windfalls to local governments across US

Source: Francis A Mamo, Swami Venkataraman, Lesley Ritter, Mark McIntire, Rachel Cortez, Leonard Jones, Alexandra S. Parker, Moody’s, Sector In-Depth, May 8, 2018
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The proliferation of wind farms in the US has propelled tax base growth and generated new tax revenue for local governments, particularly in rural areas with abundant wind resources.