Wind Energy to Power Burlington Airport

22 December 2009 (Last Updated December 22nd, 2009 18:30)

Burlington International Airport in the US is installing a wind turbine as part of an expansion project at Heritage Aviation and Flight facilities. The 100kW turbine will sit atop a tower that has been built by US-based renewable energy company Alteris. The $18m renewable e

Burlington International Airport in the US is installing a wind turbine as part of an expansion project at Heritage Aviation and Flight facilities.

The 100kW turbine will sit atop a tower that has been built by US-based renewable energy company Alteris.

The $18m renewable energy project will also include a bank of solar panels on the roof.

Heritage is the first general aviation facility in the country to use renewable energy.