Quincy to host second public meeting about Moon Island wind turbine
Part of the relationship to work out is how the cities will split the $4.3 million cost and subsequent energy savings, a figure not yet calculated, Walker said.
"It was never the intention of the city to do an even split. It was our suggestion that we come up with a percentage split," Walker said.
March 7, 2011
by Jessica Bartlett
in Boston Globe
Quincy officials this Thursday will meet with residents a second time about a proposed 400-foot-tall wind turbine on Moon Island, a project that is expected to provide power to as many as 800 Quincy and Boston homes.
The energy partnership is a first for the two cities, and has been in the works since April of last year.
Although the city of Boston owns Moon Island, its 44 acres are within Quincy city limits and are accessible only through Quincy. According to the release, the turbine is to be located in the northernmost tip of the Island, which is one mile... [continue via Web link]