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25 Wind-powered Places

12/27/2007 12:00:00 AM

Tags: renewable energy, wind, wind power

Ever wondered what kind of places use wind power? Check out the links below for a few examples. These 25 very different places all get some or all of their energy from wind power.

  1. Hersheypark, Hershey, Penn.
  2. Sacred Heart Monastery, Richardton, N.D.
  3. Marina Nature Center, Berkeley, Calif.
  4. Mackie's Ice Cream Shop, Scotland
  5. Ski Resort, Vail, Colo.
  6. Betty's Hope Sugar Mill and Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill, Caribbean
  7. Maple Honda Dealership, Canada
  8. Pioneer Millworks, Farmington, N.Y.
  9. Pizza Fusion, Florida
  10. Great Western Hospital, Swindon, Great Britain
  11. Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc., Cohoes, N.Y.
  12. New Belgium Brewery, Ft. Collins, Colo.
     
  13. City of Varese, Italy 
  14. Audubon New York 
  15. Highball Distillery, Portland, Ore.
  16. Only Natural Pet Store, Boulder, Colo.
  17. Calgary Light Rail, Canada
  18. Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, South Dakota
  19. Southface Energy Institute, Atlanta, Ga.
  20. City of Houston 
  21. Solrose Studios, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  22. Green House Data, Cheyenne, Wyo.
  23. Strosniders Hardware Stores, Maryland
  24. Earthology Records, Hinckley, Minn.
  25. John Masters Organics, New York

 Do you know of other wind-powered places? Share them in the comments section below.



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