A few facts about the new turbine at UMore Park
The University of Minnesota turned on its new research wind turbine Tuesday with a ceremony at the UMore Park site. Hundreds of people turned out for the event.
The Eolos Wind Energy Research Consortium is an industry-academic consortium led by project director Fotis Sotiropoulos. Consortium partners including the University of Minnesota will conduct research at the site that they hope will lead to advances in wind energy.