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Cost of Wind Energy, Project Financing, and Funding Webinar

February 16, 2011

This free webinar is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America 2011 webinar series. It explored how consumer-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and communities are financing wind projects using creative structures that push the envelope of wind project finance in the United States; and the challenges that go along with wind project financing and funding.


  • Amy Hille, American Public Power Association, Challenges to Financing Public Power Wind Projects
  • Mark Bolinger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Community Wind:Once Again Pushing the Envelope of Project Finance
  • Brian Minish, South Dakota Wind Partners, New Approach to Community Wind Financing

Audio and text versions of the webinar are available (WMV 17.2 MB) Download Windows Media Player. Time: 01:11:14. Text Version (PDF 154 KB) Download Adobe Reader.

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—Julie Jones