We excited to share the recent news about the new wind turbine due to arrive at Gloucester Engineering next month. Gloucester Engineering works hard toward being a good steward of the local and global community. This greatly supports our efforts for environmental responsibility and sustainability.
Here is an excerpt from Gloucester Times, August 18, 2012 (Article by Nancy Gaines, Correspondent)…
At nearby Gloucester Engineering, the hills will be alive with its $8 million windmill. It will provide enough power to offset 90 percent to 100 percent of the city’s electric bills for municipal offices, schools, fire and police stations, etc.
Paying all the city’s bills with alternative power will be “a first in the nation,” said Mayor Carolyn Kirk.
“We’re all really excited about moving forward,” said Richard Kleiman, Gloucester Engineering’s wind power consultant. “The turbines are ordered, the building permits are pulled, the ships are coming from Spain to Boston, then by barge to Gloucester. We anticipate they’ll arrive in early October.”
Calling the project “novel,” Kleiman said fulfilling the municipal buildings’ power needs is remarkable as “a public-private renewable energy venture. I don’t know of any other of this scale.”
For the full article please visit: http://www.gloucestertimes.com/business/x1088166459/Wind-turbines-coming-next-month