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Wind Power Profits Draw Big Companies to Invest in Kansas

Wind turbines at the Post Rock wind facility near Ellsworth. (Photo Credit: Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)

With another wave of wind farms under construction, the booming industry is about to grow by 20 percent in Kansas. Earlier building surges sprung from tax breaks and from pressure by regulators on utilities to wean themselves off fossil fuels. This time big companies new to the electricity business are risking their own money on profit of prairie breezes. For the Kansas News Service, Brian Grimmett reports


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