Plans Continue for Western Illinois Wind Farm

Developers are not worried even though it’s been six years since plans were unveiled for a wind farm in Warren and McDonough Counties.

“Sometimes people forget how significant of a construction project we’re trying to do here,” said consultant Barry Fladeboe.

“I think when you look at the scale and the overall capital invested, a wind farm is about the same type of investment as many skyscrapers. So if you think about it like that, it’s a pretty neat project to bring out to a rural area.”

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