Prisons Turn to the Wind for Energy

Prisons Turn to the Wind for Energy

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wind-turbine-victorville-prison-ca.jpgAn increasing number of correctional facilities in the United States and in other countries are turning to wind power to supply energy to their 24-hour operations.

With the rising cost of fossil fuels, governments are finding that investing in wind energy at correctional facilities makes sense.

The first wind turbine at an American prison (right) has helped offset energy costs at the federal prison in Victorville, Calif., since its installation in 2005.

(READ More at CS Monitor)

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