10 Years After Launch of its Wind Turbine, Jiminy Peak Now Reducing Carbon Footprint

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In 2007, when Jiminy Peak installed a $4 million, 1.5-MW wind turbine on the western flank of its mountain, many thought the 70-year-old resort was taking a huge financial risk. This month, 10 years after the switch was thrown, Brian Fairbank, chairman of The Fairbank Group, which runs the resort, looks back at a risk worth taking. The 253-ft. high turbine paid for itself in seven years, and today, combined with a 12-acre, 2.3-MW solar field and 75-kWh cogeneration unit, the slopeside Country Inn at Jiminy Peak can claim to be one of the few resorts in the U.S. powered 100 percent by renewable energy.

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