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Jobs and Economic Impact of Community Wind

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Mar 2, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

The majority of studies indicate that the range of increased operations-­period [economic] impact [of community wind] is on the order of 1.5 to 3.4 times…and operations-­period [job] impacts are 1.1 to 2.8 times higher for community wind.

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