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Willmar Municipal Utilities' two turbines near the Senior High in Willmar. Submitted photo

Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission receives report on wind turbine production


WILLMAR -- Numerous factors led to lower than projected production of electricity in the first 12 months of operation for Willmar Municipal Utilities' two wind turbines. Those factors included lower than average wind velocities, frequent turbine stoppages, breakdowns and periods of non-production due to as-yet undetermined reasons.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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