City to get the buzz on wind energy
FALL RIVER -- Representatives from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative will meet with city officials today to discuss the possibility of using wind power to meet some of Fall River’s energy needs.
February 28, 2006
by Daniel Fowler, Staff Reporter
in Herald News
In late December, the City Council passed a resolution calling for the meeting to explore using wind power to provide electricity to the Wastewater Treatment Facility.
City Councilor Patricia Casey, who sponsored the resolution, said the city currently pays $1.2 million for electricity at the facility, and wind power might be a cheaper alternative.
Casey said the collaborative will conduct a free yearlong study, and at the end will produce a breakdown of how much energy could be produced.
"I’m hoping that the councilors listen to the fact that we are not putting ourselves in any position... [continue via Web link]