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Landowners' Guide to Wind Energy in Alberta

Publication - Sept. 16, 2010 - By Tim Weis, Kristi Anderson, Alex Doukas

Written by Pembina's renewable energy experts, this guide helps landowners, companies and government understand and explain wind energy in Alberta. Whether you are a landowner negotiating with a wind power developer or a regional government looking at economic development, this guide can help you understand and get involved with the wind energy industry.

  • Understand wind energy and how it works
  • Learn about royalties and how to get the best deal for the use of your land
  • Find out what regulations govern farm-scale wind developments
  • Discover the development process and what questions to ask wind developers
  • Learn the facts on wildlife, noise and other impacts
  • Includes a special section by Gordon Howell on the Alberta Micro-generator Regulation that allows farm-scale operations to hook up to the grid

Alberta has a great wind resource - discover the opportunities to get involved.


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