Five-year-old OwnEnergy has developed 27 community wind projects totalling more than 1 GW across 14 US states, according to Susman. The company’s strategy is to attend trade shows and ‘let the [customers] come to us’ – ensuring that local support is already in place – rather than choosing an ideal location in advance....
This is from Own Energy´s website "About", with some of the expected necessary ingredients, especially the stint at Goldman Sachs....! -
and in the US, all is not lost- http://www.cooppower.coop/about-us/who-we-are