Mountaineer Wind Energy Center in Tucker County, West Virginia, 2009.
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“The local government was looking for two things when deciding about wind energy development–taxes and jobs. Approximately 60-70% of the tax revenue from wind development in Tucker County is reinvested into schools. “—Robert Burns
Mount Storm in Grant County, WV hosts 132 turbines stretching along 12 miles of the Allegheny Front and generates up to 264 MW, enough to serve about 66,000 homes.