Ottawa County - Wind use generates interest in region
PORT CLINTON - Port Clinton and Ottawa County are joining area communities in exploring the use of wind to generate electricity, which has picked up momentum with the success of Bowling Green's wind farm.
April 11, 2006
by Jim Sielicki
in Toledo Blade
Wind towers, though on a smaller scale than
these on U.S. 6 near Bowling Green, are
beginning to appear in Ottawa County.
Mayor Tom Brown said the city is looking into alternative energy, with a particular focus on wind power.
"We've had several presentations in City Council," he said yesterday, calling Bowling Green the state's pioneer in wind power. "We wanted to find out more about it."
Commissioner John Papcun said using wind blowing off Lake Erie to generate electricity is appealing.... [continue via Web link]