Farmers among renewable energy leaders

[SouthbendTribune.com] When farmer and carpenter Roy Dickinson erected an 80-foot tower and capped it with a wind-driven electric generator 21 years ago, he had one goal in mind. “He saw the NIPSCO bill going crazy and he decided to do something about it,” said son Robert Dickinson of his late father’s project. “Basically, he tried to beat the system. And he won.” Today, the monthly NIPSCO bill for the all-electric home north of Hebron is less than $20 in summer, Dickinson said. In winter, with the electric heat on, it comes in at about $100. For the full article, see the following link.
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