11 Oct '11, 8pm

Cleveland Indians to Install Innovative Wind Turbine Design Developed by Cleveland State University

Cleveland Indians to Install Innovative Wind Turbine Design Developed by Cleveland State University

There will soon be a new homerun target for batters at Progressive Field. At the top of the south-east corner of the ballpark, down the first base line, the Cleveland Indians will be installing a micro wind turbine in March 2012. NRDC helped the Indians launch their greening initiative more than three years ago and this latest development takes the Indians’ commitment to environmental responsibility to a new level. An innovative design by Dr. Majid Rashidi, a professor mechanical engineering at Cleveland State University’s Fenn College of Engineering, this “helical wind turbine” rethinks the basic structure of wind turbines. The Indians have partnered with the University to pilot this pioneering design, at no cost to the Club, in the hope that it will teach fans about the potential of renewable energy. The project will also hopefully help boost renewable job opportunities ...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ahenly/cleveland_indian...

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