A wind farm expansion creates jobs and helps lower carbon emissions.
"As the wind whips at the Wild Horse Wind Farm, power is being generated and jobs produced. "The county road fund, the county general fund will also see some new tax money based upon this projects value," said Brian Lenz, government and community relations manager, Puget Sound Energy. Wild Horse currently contributes around 1.5 million tax dollars to local schools and government services. The 22 new wind turbines will whirl even more tax revenue into the local economy. Around 150 people are working on the expansion. They're constructing nacelles, which house the generator." See full article.