Wind Turbines Coming to Gloucester

The Gloucester Times reported in August that three new turbines are coming to Gloucester:

But within the next two months, three mammoth wind turbines worth an estimated $23 million will wend their way through city streets in an unprecedented traffic fandango to take their place, historically and structurally, at Varian Semiconductors and Gloucester Engineering.

In the works for nine years, Varian’s twin turbines are expected to arrive by boat from Germany at Cruiseport the week of Sept. 17. After the moves through the streets, erection will begin about Oct. 1, said the company’s director of facilities, Rick Johnson, who has been the instigator behind the shift to wind power at Varian for almost a decade. Read more.

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