February 26, 2013
Rhode Island

Council hears wind turbine proposals

By Sandy McGee | Portsmouth Patch | February 26, 2013 | portsmouth.patch.com

The Portsmouth Town Council took no votes Monday night on what to do with the town’s broken wind turbine generator.

The Portsmouth Town Council heard a number of possible outcomes for the town’s wind turbine generator, but did not vote during public and executive session on Monday night. 

The town council is weighing possible options for its broken wind turbine generator, which has been stopped since last May. 

Last July, the town council learned repairing the wind turbine next to Portsmouth High School could cost the town anywhere from $200,000 to $1.5 million

On Monday night, Gary Crosby presented the following two options for discussion to the council. 

The first option involves wind turbine repair and resuming operations, which includes the following: 


The second options would involve selling the wind turbine to a developer, and could involve the following: 

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