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Laying the Airwork: Evanston’s Wind Power 1977-Present

In the late 1970s, a group called Epoch B, wishing to foster interest in renewable energy, installed a small, 200-watt Windcharger and an anemometer on the roof of the Evanston Ecology Center, EEC, 2024 McCormick Blvd. The purpose was to demonstrate the feasibility of wind-power generation in a suburban setting. The small generator continued to […]