Wind Energy Benefits

Wind energy is a clean, domestic renewable energy source that offers many advantages, which explains why it’s one of the fastest-growing energy sources in the world. In addition to helping diversify the nation’s energy portfolio, wind energy projects provide many economic benefits to neighboring communities: jobs, a new source of revenue for farmers and ranchers in the form of land lease payments, and an increased local tax base. The WINDExchange slideshow below provides more information on wind energy’s benefits.