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Utah Communities to Try Wind Power

Utah Communities to Try Wind Power



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Greg Neft, KSL Newsradio Some Utah communities are about to try to harness the power of the wind to generate electricity.

The mayor of Park City says he's sold on the power of wind turbines. "It's free. It's clean. It causes, you know, positive economic development," Mayor Dana Williams said.

So Williams says both his city and Summit County will embark on a windy experiment. "Basically for the next year we'll be testing these areas and see if there's consistent enough wind for a commercial wind farm," he explained.

If all goes well, he says it will help the environment, but also make money for some landowners. The study should begin in March.

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