Incentives boost wind industry

Interest in wind projects is growing as incentive programs increase their popularity.

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Independence-based WindEnergy aims to have small-scale wind turbines on several Willamette Valley properties by October, just one of the ways the wind industry is getting a boost.

…small-scale wind projects are rising in popularity after the passage of the federal energy bill, which provided tax credits, and the national stimulus package, which provided money toward development of small-scale wind energy projects.

Now, a change in state rule likely will continue to help boost the small wind industry in the state.

Read the full story at the Statesman Journal.