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for Carolina Country Vol. 12 Issue 7, July 1980
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The largest wind turbine generator in the world stands atop Howard's Knob in Watauga County. Nearby residents have complained about the noise and television interference caused by the windmill. The purpose of the turbine is not to generate on-line electricity. The windmill is a research project to determine the feasibility of wind-generated electricity and to determine what problems may arise. Solutions to the noise and television interference problems are discussed in the article.