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Energy Center Director Tours Wind Farm on Maui

March 01, 2009

March 2009

Joan F. Brennecke, Energy Center Director, stands atop this 90 meter (296 feet) tall wind turbine, owned and operated by Firstwind The wind farm is located in Maui, Hawaii and consists of 20 wind turbines, each capable of 1.5 MW. Firstwind currently supplies about 8% of the electricity for Maui.…