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GREEN ENERGY ON THE FARM!

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Clean, green energy production is a concern for the world.  The farm has installed a wind turbine and solar panel to help power the greenhouses.   
See our installation photos below.   

A PHOTO ALBUM OF THE CONSTRUCTION
 
THE CONCRETE FOUNDATION WAS POURED.   

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FIRST THE HOLE WAS DUG
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A REBAR GRID WAS ASSEMBLED IN THE HOLE
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FORMS WERE PLACED AROUND THE GRID
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CONCRETE WAS POURED
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FOUR FOOTING WERE ADDED AND THE CONCRETE WAS ALLOWED TO HARDEN

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The dirt was backfilled over the foundation so that only the 4 attachments for the tower's feet are evident.  The  control panel was installed beside the concrete foot pads. 

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The electricity lines have been hooked up to the control panel.  Now we just need the tower and turbine!!

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OUR WIND TURBINE!!

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The turbine can be lowered to the ground (see photos of assemble) for maintanence and in case of severe storms/hurricanes.

SOLAR PANELS
A NEW ADDITION IN THE SPRING OF 2011!
40 MW OF POWER ON THE LETTUCE PREPARATION BUILDING!

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