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Government exploring possibilities of Gozo windfarm  

Credit:  By James Debono, MaltaToday, www.maltatoday.com.mt 2 October 2011 ~~

The Gozo Ministry has applied to set up a 60-metre wind mast at il-Hotba tal-Imgieret, to the west of Wied Mielah in Gharb Gozo.

A spokesperson for the Ministry for Gozo, which presented the application to The Malta Environment and Planning Authority, confirmed that the testing is aimed at exploring the potential for the development of wind energy sources in Gozo.

“Through the wind measurements collected through this research project as well as data collected so far at other sites across the Maltese islands, it will be possible to assess the potential for harvesting wind energy in Gozo and the surrounding waters,” the Ministry spokesperson told MaltaToday.

Read more in MaltaToday’s digital edition

Source:  By James Debono, MaltaToday, www.maltatoday.com.mt 2 October 2011

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