With so much consumer interest in Solar PV, another, much larger source of new renewable energy in the US – wind power – doesn’t get much attention. The attention wind does get in the media tends toward the negative –
Massachusetts’ largest wind power installation to date began operating in Princeton in December 2009. Two 1.5 MW Fuhrlander wind turbines were installed by the municipal utility in Princeton, MA, the Princeton Municipal Light Department in a partnership with the Massachusetts
A 1.65 MW Vestas V-82 wind turbine installed at the Falmouth Wastewater Treatment Plant was dedicated on January 16, 2010. The installation is part of a Massachusetts energy management pilot program for wastewater and drinking water treatment and pumping facilities.
2 600kW wind turbines were installed at the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority’s Deer Island facility in August, 2009. The 2 turbines are expected to generate 2 million kWh of electricity each year, a savings of about $250,000 to the MWRA
A 1.5 MW Fuhrlander FL-1500 wind turbine was dedicated at the Massachusetts Military Reservation on Cape Cod in early November, 2009. It is the 2nd largest wind turbine installed in Massachusetts, and the largest installed since 2007. (A 1.65 MW