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Windmill Built as Research Project

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The windmill on Howard’s Knob at Boone has been the subject of extensive criticism due to various problems and complaints. According to John Sawhill, deputy secretary of the United States Department of Energy, the windmill was built as a research project to determine the feasibility of wind-generated electricity. Sawhill encourages people to report problems and concerns, so that wind turbines can be improved.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 12 Issue 6, June 1980, p4