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Burke Mountain to install wind turbine

Updated: May 2, 2011, 5:36 PM ET
By Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

Burke Mountain, Vt., is planning to install a wind turbine this spring to help power approximately 15 percent of the ski area's electricity use. This will be the second wind turbine in Vermont, after Bolton Valley installed one in September 2009. Massachusetts' Jiminy Peak and Berkshire East are the only other ski areas in the U.S. that currently have operating wind turbines, and in Canada, there's just one, at Vancouver's Grouse Mountain.

Although other ski areas in Vermont ...

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