New emphasis on wind power
Modern wind turbines are springing up in Montana, helping people, organizations and governments offset their electrical bills.
Jess Alger, who farms and ranches north of Stanford, is holding an open house today to dedicate a wind turbine he is using. Bison rancher Doug Nelson is holding an open house Wednesday to dedicate a wind turbine on his ranch near East Glacier. Our Wind Cooperative, based in Washington state, helped the ranchers get their turbines running.
Alger said last week his turbine is earning him a credit on his electric bill.
"It's running right now. It seems to be going good...