Looft, Fred J.
Mathisen, Paul P
This Major Qualifying Project (MQP) presents recommendations for the installation and site design of two 1.5 mega-watt wind turbines on Granger Cliffs in Auburn, Massachusetts. This project, which was completed in collaboration with a group completing an Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP), addresses the following topics and issues: site selection, zoning, turbine selection, turbine cost estimate and payback period, access road design, environmental issues, social concerns and scheduling and delivery details. The project's outcome is a feasible wind farm site design and cost analysis for the Town of Auburn, Massachusetts.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Major Qualifying Project
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