Pennsylvania Project to Study Wind and Hydrogen Production

Efforts to harvest wind energy in Cambria County also are bringing cutting-edge research into what could be the fuel of the future: Hydrogen.

Published: 11-Jan-2005

Research and development into hydrogen will coincide with wind testing at a huge recreation park at a former strip mine near Patton, Pennsylvania.

The joint efforts thrust Cambria County into the forefront of energy research - ironically while taking advantage of its coal-mining past.

"We're trying to put Cambria County in the national spotlight as a demonstration of what can be done," said Philip Herbert, managing director of Freedom Wind Energy LLC of Butler County.


As a part of the process announced Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management is amending 52 land-use plans in nine Western states, which Norton said will clear the way for wind farms generating 3,200 megawatts of wind energy

With an area of 568 and 85,000 residents, Phu Quoc's estimated electricity demand in 2005 was at 20,234 MWh, while its diesel-fueled generators produce only 7.5 MW, less than half the island's demand.


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