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Thursday, December 25, 2008

Beautiful Power Sources - Quinnipiac University adds silent wind power

CNET News - December 23 2008, by Candace Lombardi
Photo Credit: Mariah Power

Some new sculptures at Quinnipiac University will soon provide students with more than just eye candy.

The university has hired Mariah Power to install 42 of its silent Windspire wind turbines for the gardens of its York Hill campus in Hamden, Conn., which are currently under construction.

Mariah Power produces small wind turbines in the $4,000-$5,000 range for use in residential and commercial properties.

All together the 42 wind turbines for Quinnipiac should provide about 84,000 kilowatt-hours of power per year to the campus, according to a university statement.

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