Amazon Wind Farm North Carolina

Sarah Gilliam | August 16, 2018 | North Carolina, Wind

Recent advances in wind energy technology have made wind energy an economic and reliable source of power throughout the Southeast. The first coastal wind farm to be built in the Southeast, called the Amazon Wind Farm North Carolina – Desert Wind, started producing power in 2017 in Pasquotank and Perquimans Counties, near Elizabeth City.

SACE visited the wind farm in July 2018 to learn from local officials how the wind farm is impacting the community. Here is what we found.




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Sarah Gilliam
Sarah Gilliam joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2015 as the Communications Coordinator. She will coordinate the digital media efforts and virtual presence, and assist with traditional press…
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