Useful Wind Energy Reading Sources

STATISTICS AND LINKS

Farm Statistics for Montgomery County:

http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/content/ded/agservices/pdffiles/agdata1949-2007.pdf

Maryland Energy Administration – Model Small Wind System Ordinance

http://www.energy.state.md.us/documents/DraftModelSmallWindOrdinanceforMD_000.pdf

In Carroll County a small-wind energy permit ordinance and procedures were established in 2008.

http://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/permits/wte-req.pdf

Frederick County adopted similar small-wind energy permit ordinances in May 2009,

http://frederickcountymd.gov/documents/Ordinances/2009%20Ordinances/09-11-515.PDF

Washington County adopted a small wind energy permit ordinance in June 2009.

http://www.washco-md.net/washco_2/pdf_files/legal/2009/ORD-09-04.pdf

Federal and State Tax Credits:

Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy: “DSIRE”

http://www.dsireusa.org/

Modified in October, 2009, information about how to apply for the

Maryland Energy Administration’s Windswept Grant, go to:

http://www.energy.state.md.us/incentives/residential/windswept/index.asp

MARBIDCO: Maryland Agricultural and Resource Based Industry-Development Corporation

http://www.marbidco.org/

ENSAVE: Statewide Farm Energy Audit and Rebate Program.

http://www.ensave.com/assets/files/Application%20for%20Equipment%20Rebates%204.22.09.pdf

For-profit Consultants and Service Providers:

Renewable Energy Stewardship, Inc.  www.energy-stewardship.com

Potomac Wind Energy www.potomacwind.com

Green Step Today   http://www.greensteptoday.com/

Holt Electrical Contractors, Inc.