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New Wind Lease Option for Rural Landowners

New Wind Lease Option for Rural Landowners

According to the American Wind Energy Association, America’s wind power has more than tripled in the past decade. This makes wind energy, with a capacity of over 100,000 MW, the greatest source of renewable energy in the United States. Texas leads all states in the...

The Wind Industry in the U.S. is Strong

The Wind Industry in the U.S. is Strong

The wind industry in the U.S. is strong. The first quarter of 2020 saw an 11 percent increase in construction activity from the previous quarter. 24,690 MW were under construction across the country. One of these projects is the Wildcat Creek Wind Farm, 50 miles north...

How the State of Colorado Increased Their Wind Capacity

How the State of Colorado Increased Their Wind Capacity

The State of Colorado increased their wind generating capacity by 20% when Xcel Energy brought the Rush Creek Wind Project online in 2018, It is a 600-megawatt wind facility in eastern Colorado, located south of the town of Limon. One of 100 plus landowners who signed...

Is a Wind Lease Buyout Right for You?

Is a Wind Lease Buyout Right for You?

Wind Lease Buyout Considerations Are you eligible for a Wind Lease Buyout from Madison Street Energy (MSE)? MSE will provide you with a free no-commitment offer price to buyout your wind lease payments/royalties if you meet the following criteria: 1. You own and have...

Wind Lease Terminology

Wind Lease Terminology

Definitions of Commonly Used Terms Wind The large-scale movement of air. Wind Tower The base structure that supports and elevates a wind turbine rotor and nacelle. Met Tower (Meteorological Evaluation Tower) A structure containing group of instruments (including...