10-MW community wind farm in Vermont to be generating by December
A community wind farm in the towns of Milton and Georgia, Vt., that features local ownership, local financing, local jobs, and local power for the nearby community will be operational by December, the project developer said yesterday.
The 10 MW Georgia Mountain Community Wind (GMCW) project consists of four 2.5-megawatt (MW) turbines and will produce an estimated 27 million kilowatt-hours annually, enough to power the equivalent of more than 4,200 average Vermont homes. The facility is being developed by the Harrison family, a family of local business leaders, and David Blittersdorf, a local and national leader in renewable energy business.
GMCW is sited on the Harrison family’s maple sugar operation lands. Electricity from the project will go to Burlington ...