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August 16, 2011

MBTA to launch fed-funded wind turbines

Constructing the first of two turbines, one of which will be funded by a federal grant. The first turbine will generate enough power to cover 65 percent of Kingston Station’s electricity. The second will power a rail station and generate surplus electricity for the agency to sell.


April 22, 2009

GO Transit unveils first wind turbine

Located in Mississauga, the 102-foot-high wind turbine generates up to 50 kilowatts of power and could produce up to 80 percent of its Lisgar Station's power needs.


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