Evanston Group Wants an Offshore Wind Farm

May 5, 2009

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From sensors to rotor blades, wind is in the air as the Wind Power 2009 Conference gets underway at Chicago's McCormick Place. Citizens for a Greener Evanston has hatched a plan to build a wind farm offshore – about four miles out on Lake Michigan. Nathan Kipnis is an Evanston-based architect and co-chair of the group's renewable energy task force, and explains the need for a wind farm.

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