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The Worcester Wind Turbine

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Anyone else notice the new wind turbine down by Holy Name/College Hill? I read something on it in the Worcester Magazine, apparently it powers the high school and creates a surplus of energy. That and it's massive at over 200 feet tall, you can see it from a few miles away (I have from 290 near Union Station)

If there was only more of this. I could imagine a few places out in rural Worcester County which could host a wind farm and meet a good chunk of the city's energy demands.

EDIT: found a piece regarding the project = http://www.worcestermagazine.com/content/view/3262/

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For some reason I have not been able to see it too much lately. Maybe it's because all I've been doing is driving up and down 290 past that area, and the turbine is on the back side of the hills from the highway.

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I have seen it, though it not very noticeable from anywhere I have driven. Unfortunately I have also never seen it turning - I am not sure that is a good sign, either. I am waiting to see Princeton's new turbines. They have removed the old ones already, they had pretty good luck wiht them.

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