Town seeks public feedback on turbine options
According to Weston and Sampson, the firm that produced the report, the cost to dismantle and store the two turbines would be around $730,000, plus $4,500 per month for routine maintenance required to ensure their future operation. If the town chose to sell the used turbines, and if a buyer could be found, the report estimates resale value to be around $600,000.
December 21, 2011
by Conor Powers-Smith
in Falmouth Patch
The Board of Selectmen announced the completion of two reports dealing with Falmouth's controversial wind turbines, urging residents to read and respond to both.
The Board of Selectmen announced the completion of a report detailing possible "mitigation strategies" for Falmouth's controversial wind turbines on Monday. The analysis, commissioned to address complaints of physical and mental distress by neighbors of the turbines, details four possible strategies, and the estimated costs associated with each.
Also released Monday was a memo from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center recommending four candidate firms for the town's planned consensus-building program.
Chairman Mary Pat Flynn said the board would be... [continue via Web link]