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Indian wind projects get help

Source: 
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Author: 
Cody Winchester
Date: 
Monday, December 10, 2012

Tribes hoping to develop wind projects face the same challenges as the rest of the industry, such as the low price of competing natural gas and a longstanding transmission bottleneck in rural areas. Besides the additional BIA review, financing a tribal wind project is complicated by thorny legal and political issues inherent in the tribes' status as sovereign nations.