Sustainable Energy Sources in Blacksburg – Wind Power

Did you know that Blacksburg has its own wind turbine?  I didn't either, honestly, until last night, when I attended a focus group to discuss sustainable energy sources as part of the Town's Climate plan.

There's information about the project, and real-time stats.  Something interesting I learned … those high-gust winds we often get in winter?  Blacksburg doesn't have the sustained winds necessary to make energy sourced from wind turbines feasible … but the counties of Giles and Floyd do.  Co-op, anyone?

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