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60-foot turbine starting to spin, light JBU trail

Students to study wind power

Posted: March 3, 2011 at 4:52 a.m.

John Brown University students and faculty watch as a 60-foot wind turbine is raised on the Siloam Springs campus. The turbine, which was donated by Sonkyo Energy, will power lights on a walking trail around campus.
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John Brown University students and faculty watch as a 60-foot wind turbine is raised on the Siloam Springs campus. The turbine, which was donated by Sonkyo Energy, will power lights on a walking trail around campus.

Students and faculty members shielded their eyes and watched as the white blades of the newly installed wind turbine at John Brown University slowly began to turn for the first time Wednesday afternoon. The turbine’s head swiveled, finding a light breeze.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 03/03/2011

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