Day 765

Harnessing the harbor winds

February 2nd, 2014

Across the Kill van Kull in New Jersey, you can see what I believe is the metropolitan area's first large-scale wind turbine. (We saw a much smaller rooftop array in the Bronx last year.) Operational since June 2012, the 262-foot-tall turbine was built by the Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority to power two of that city's sewage pumping stations. (Compare to Washington.)

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