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The Wind Turbines

We have two wind turbines powering over 50% of our campus energy usage. Our first 1.65 megawatt wind turbine began operating in fall 2004, and was the first utility-grade wind turbine in the country to be owned by a college. We added a second turbine in the fall of 2011.

Carleton's wind turbine
The 1.65 megawatt wind turbine creates clean, sustainable power for the Carleton campus.
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    why hello windmill

    early sunset highlights the orange and blues of the wintry landscape.


    Anna Callahan '13