“Wind Uprising,” a documentary

The award-winning documentary “Wind Uprising” chronicles the hurdles project developers overcame during the implementation of Utah’s first wind farm in the city of Spanish Fork. Throughout the film, the viewer gains insight into the complex navigation of government policies, cost-related problems, and residents with that “Not in My Backyard” mentality we know all too well.


The completed Spanish Fork Wind Park in Utah.

This project spanned four years, and “Wind Uprising” was there every step of the way. The documentary included interviews with utility executives, the Governor’s energy advisor, and representatives from the legislature. On the whole, this film is a valuable asset to those involved with wind energy projects.

This 30 minute film is a must-see for those of you interested in learning about the process of completing this kind of project in your community. Take a look at the trailer!

Did you watch the trailer for “Wind Uprising?” Thoughts?


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