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Wind study gets funding

SCITUATE - The town has received a $65,000 grant to study whether wind energy can power its wastewater treatment plant. The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative grant comes after more good news for wind-power advocates: 12 months worth of anemometer readings at the plant show that there is enough wind to make it a suitable site for a turbine. Selectman Paul Reidy estimated that the town could save thousands of dollars by using wind power. The treatment plant used $146,000 worth of electricity last year. A draft of the feasibility study is expected to be ready by September. Officials are considering a public meeting at that point to discuss the town's options.

SCITUATE - The town has received a $65,000 grant to study whether wind energy can power its wastewater treatment plant.

The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative grant comes after more good news for wind-power advocates: 12 months worth of anemometer readings at the plant show that there is enough wind to make it a suitable site for a turbine.

Selectman Paul Reidy estimated that the town could save thousands of dollars by using wind power. The treatment plant used $146,000 worth of electricity last year.

A draft of the feasibility study is expected to be ready by September. Officials are considering a public meeting at that point to discuss the town's options.


SCITUATE - The town has received a $65,000 grant to study whether wind energy can power its wastewater treatment plant.

The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative grant comes after more good news for wind-power advocates: 12 months worth of anemometer readings at the plant show that there is enough wind to make it a suitable site for a turbine.

Selectman Paul Reidy estimated that the town could save thousands of dollars by using wind power. The treatment plant used $146,000 worth of electricity last year.

A draft of the feasibility study is expected to be ready by September. Officials are considering a public meeting at that point to discuss the town's options.

 



Source: http://ledger.southofboston...

JUL 25 2007
http://www.windaction.org/posts/10253-wind-study-gets-funding
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