NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Cooperative To Operate Wind-Powered Generator

Record #:
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation in Lenoir, North Carolina has been chosen by the United States Department of Energy to operate one of the world’s two largest wind-powered electric generators. A wind turbine generator, with the capacity to furnish electric power for about five-hundred homes, will be built on Howard’s Knob in Watauga County. Research will investigate how the wind generator will affect the environment and surrounding community.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 12, Dec 1977, p7, il