What wind energy means to a community

We often talk about the many resources wind power brings to a community: land lease payments, well-paying jobs and expanded property tax revenue are a few examples.

While quantifying these benefits is important, sometimes it’s hard to fully understand just how much a wind farm can positively impact a community- there’s truth to the cliché that a picture is worth a thousand words.

So here’s a look at what having a wind farm has meant for Canadian County, OK, courtesy of Apex Clean Energy, as told by the people who live and work with it every day.