World’s First Solar Powered Ferris Wheel Debuts On Santa Monica Pier

World’s First Solar Powered Ferris Wheel Debuts On Santa Monica Pier

solar-powered-ferris-wheel.jpgThe new $1.5 million solar powered Ferris wheel, which replaces the old wheel auctioned on eBay for $132,400, premiered at the amusement park on the Santa Monica Pier on May 28. The wheel, arrayed with bright lights, is 75% more energy efficient.

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  1. Oh my, I didn’t notice this. My GNN window isn’t wide enough for this type of content.

    Here is the rest of the text. I won’t be using any more Getty Images after this (Getty embeds the ad along the side.)

    “but the new wheel, with its 160,000 lights, will be 75 percent more energy efficient. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)”

    Btw, I have no idea how to find where else this is on the web so couldn’t link to it. The text is not google-able, as far as I know.

    Hope that helps!