Second Ipswich Turbine

The Salem News reports that Ipswich has started construction on a second turbine, which will be near the first turbine on Town Farm Road.

The town’s second wind turbine is slated to be up and running by Thanksgiving.

The new turbine’s foundation is finished, and its blades and other components are expected to arrive in mid-October, said Tim Henry, director of Ipswich’s utilities department. It’s expected to be operational and generating power by the end of November. . . .

Unlike the first turbine, which was a joint project of the town’s utility company and public schools, the second turbine will be privately owned. D&C Construction of Rockland will build the turbine, and the town  has agreed to purchase 1000 percent of the  power it produces. Read more.

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