Wind bails out school finances in Colorado town

Feb. 15, 2008
Wray school district builds wind turbine to save energy costs

When finances hit the skids, when all the fat had been sliced off the budget and the next thing to go would have been the bone itself, inspired thinkers in the Wray (Colo.) School District decided to follow that age-old advice: Play to your strengths. In the case of Wray, that would be wind. The district has built a 250-foot-tall wind turbine that is expected to more than cover the district's power bill, which can top $80,000 a year.

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