We sell farms with existing wind turbines and have helped families with the decision of how best to market and evaluate land with turbines that are planned or already constructed. This is a new wrinkle for landowners, and we welcome the challenge to handle the situation carefully. In today’s land market, wind turbines often have a major impact on the sale, price per acre & a buyer’s return on investment. Let’s have a conversation to see how we can best help you with a farm you are considering selling or investing into.
Wind turbines & Farm land values
With several wind farms fully operational in Indiana & Illinois, we see continue to see varied opinions, valuations and appraisals on farmland with income producing wind turbines. Factors affecting these land values include location of the farm, soil quality, drainage along with the number of acres. No two farms are alike, careful valuation must be considered on any farm with one or more wind turbines.
- We track the local land market, private & public farmland sales
- We regularly list & sell farms with wind turbines to maximize returns
- We stay in touch with land owners, investors, appraisers & land professionals
- We provide sales studies and opinions of value
- Market analysis & price per acre in Benton, Warren, White, Clinton, Tippecanoe Counties, Iroquois County & Vermilion County
Fowler Ridge Wind Farm
The Fowler Ridge Wind Farm is a wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, that surround the town of Fowler, Indiana. The first wind farm in the state of Indiana started here on Benton County farmland. Fowler Ridge was originally developed in 2005 and 2006 by Orion Energy, LLC
Many of these Indiana farms for sale have wind turbines that can be seen from US 52, State Road 18 and US 41. Towns in the area include:
- Earl Park
- Freeland Park
Including most every township in the area of Iroquois, Beaver, Sheldon, Richland, Union, Center, Hickory Grove, Oak Grove, Parish Grove, Bolivar, Pine, Grant and Gilboa townships. Future potential development includes the Jordan Creek Wind Farm
By the Numbers
Wind Farm & Wind Turbines in Benton County, Indiana
To date; 560 Turbines, 988 Megawatts (MW)
Benton County Wind Farms at a Glance:
- Orion Energy Group LLC
- BP Alternative Energy
- EDF Renewable Energy
- Patton Energy
Additional phases of wind farms are under construction & consideration with existing wind farms in White County, Warren County, and others proposed in Clinton County and Tippecanoe County, we offer specialized help in the buying and selling of farmland with wind turbines.
White County, Indiana | Meadow Lake Wind Farm
Meadow Lake Wind Farm is owned and operated by EDP Renewable North America, LLC. Spanning a total of 92,000 acres in a multi-phase plan, this commercial wind farm is located in the southwest corner of White County. The majority of the first phase of farmland with wind turbines can be seen from interstate I-65
Phase I Overview
- 303 Wind Turbines on farmland
- 500 megawatt capacity
The farmland in White County with wind turbines is quite the site, particularly at night when the red lights flash in unison. The tillable agricultural acres of land allow landowners to earn revenue annually from wind farm payments and still cash rent the farms or farm the land themselves.
Vermilion County, Illinois Farms with Wind Turbines
When complete, the Ivenergy & Apex Clean Energy Wind farm in Central Illinois will have over 130+ wind turbines on Illinois farmland near Hoopeston, Illinois. aka California Ridge Wind energy farm.