It's sits on a 65' pole but descends for maintenance. It's quiet, high-efficiency, generates electricity and several UMD students and staff are working to make sure it doesn't harm birds.
UMD celebrated Earth Day in grand style with the unveiling of a wind turbine at the University's farm. It's a pilot project with new wind turbine technology and many diverse University departments all working together. UMD's Sustainability Director Mindy Granley explains.