By investing in clean wind energy generation, farmers and rural land owners can promote environmental sustainability and energy security, while receiving long-term financial returns. Installing wind turbines can reduce energy costs and ‘green’ your farming operations.
In Nova Scotia, cooperatives are eligible to participate in the provincial COMFIT program, provided they meet the necessary requirements.
David Morgan, a farmer, that owns Pockthorpe Farm uses an extensive amount of electricity to run operations on the farm. David says,“We are big energy users … reducing our reliance on energy by implementing a turbine and saving on future electricity costs seemed like a good idea.”