Ohio Schools Find Answers to Power Bills in Wind

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Friday, May 10, 2013

When the Archbold and Pettisville school districts brainstormed ways to reduce their electricity bills during the mid-2000s, they arrived at a common solution: wind power.

Students, teachers, and school officials celebrated Wednesday the completion and operation of identical 750-kilowatt wind turbines at each community’s main school complex with back-to-back dedication ceremonies that, in part, recognized the two districts’ cooperative effort.

“This was a partnership from the outset, and we continue to work together today,” Archbold Superintendent Aaron Rex told a districtwide assembly in the Archbold High School gymnasium.

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