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The green energy and sustainability benefits that wind energy projects provide aren’t the only positive impacts wind farms offer. Listen to community members in the Crocker Wind Farm in Clark County, South Dakota speak about the Crocker Community Fund, a charitable fund that supports local organizations and neighbors.

Charitable Benefits of Wind Energy: Crocker Community Fund
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Showcasing the environmental, social and economic benefits of solar energy projects, National Grid Renewables hosted the “Solar Does Good” community event at its 128 megawatt (MW) Wild Springs Solar Project in Pennington County, South Dakota in July 2023. The event brought together local community members, landowners, customers and partners in celebration of the project’s construction, as well as its associated benefits for local and state communities.

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Alongside community members, project customers and partners, National Grid Renewables hosted a community celebration and Stuff-the-Bus event at the Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois.

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Hear directly from residents who live in communities that host wind and solar projects speak – and how renewable energy revitalizes communities through economic and charitable benefits.

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The green energy and sustainability benefits that wind energy projects provide aren’t the only positive impacts wind farms offer. Listen to community members in the Crocker Wind Farm in Clark County, South Dakota speak about the Crocker Community Fund, a charitable fund that supports local organizations and neighbors.

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National Grid Renewables, formerly known as Geronimo Energy, celebrates its Crocker Wind Farm with community members, landowners and project partners. Crocker Wind Farm will contribute significant tax revenue for the local and state economies, as well create new construction and long-term permanent jobs.

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Community members, business owners and local officials in a previous wind development describe the community benefits the project has brought to their county and rural towns.

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This wind-focused video explains what wind farm community funds are and how current project communities are using these charitable funds to do “good” in National Grid Renewables’ (formerly known as Geronimo Energy) wind farm footprints.

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Community members in National Grid Renewables’, formerly known as Geronimo Energy, wind farms discuss how their lives have benefited from local wind farms and how these projects have positively impacted their rural communities.

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Hear directly from community members and landowners about why they choose to work with National Grid Renewables, formerly known as Geronimo Energy, and what makes their experience working with National Grid Renewables unique and mutually beneficial.

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