http://www.cleanenergy.org/2013/03/15/wind-energy-and-economic-development-in-alabama/

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Wind Energy and Economic Development in Alabama

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The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, a regional nonprofit group, recently carried out analysis on how wind farm development in Cherokee County might affect jobs and the economy. Using a reputable model, the number of jobs and the amount of money spent on salaries and economic activities generated were estimated for the construction and operation of a 18 megawatt wind power plant.F-AL_JEDI_Wind_factsheet.pdf