“Over the next 30 years, Pasquotank County will receive $480 million in county and landowner payments from Amazon’s wind farm. Between Pasquotank and Perquimans Counties, we are collecting $270,000 a year that goes to helping support the local communities.”
Wayne Harris, Director, Pasquotank County Economic Development Commission
“It’s not just about what is happening now. We need to take the long-range view: Where is [renewable energy] going to place us for economic development over next 10 to 20 years? I hope we continue to move forward and embrace renewable energy in our state.”
NC Rep. Bob Steinburg (R-1)
"Most major corporations, including Amazon, have corporate commitments to purchase renewable energy and look for access to renewable energy when selecting sites, whether for wind farms, data centers or even a second headquarters."
Theresa Kostrzewa, Founder of Capitol Advantage and Amazon Lobbyist
“From a chamber perspective, our member companies did amazingly well during wind farm construction. Our hotels were filled and our restaurants did great.”
Mike Hindenach, President & CEO, Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce