Keeping the proceeds of power local

Brooks, Oakley
October 2006
Oregon Business Magazine;Oct2006, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p14
The article reports on the growth and development of renewable clean energy and proliferation of wind turbine farms in Eastern and Central Oregon. Rural communities experienced economic benefits from job growth and property tax revenue from energy development. But most of these projects and the proceeds from power sales are owned by out-of-state investors and energy developers.


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