June 24, 2013
Monroe gets ‘windfall’ from windfarm
Photo courtesy of Iberdrola Renewables.
In case you missed it, our Daily News Digest recently featured an article from The Greenfield Recorder, Monroe gets 'windfall' from windfarm. The 28.5 megawatt Hoosac Wind Power Project has given the town of Monroe, a 15 percent increase in its annual revenues, without raising any taxes or fees. That's on top of the environmental benefits we all enjoy from wind energy.
Here's a key snippet from the article:
...the new funds will help pay a request of $65,000 for a new four-wheel-drive truck for the Highway Department. Also, the money will help the town to build a new fire station/highway department municipal building...