Quinnipiac University announces green initiatives

Oct. 2, 2008
York Hill campus will use wind and solar power

Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., has announced that it plans to install “wind garden” of 42 wind turbines , and 1,232 photovoltaic solar panels on its York Hill campus. Quinnipiac also plans to install a gas-fired microturbine to generate electricity, and to capture its waste steam to heat the buildings. The York Hill campus will include residence halls to house 2,000 students, a student center and a 2,000-car parking garage, which will be built into the hillside. The TD Banknorth Sports Center has already opened.

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