The Notus Clean Energy wind turbine was installed during summer 2010 on a remote hilltop in the Falmouth Technology Park. It is a Vestas model V82, rated 1.65 MW, with 80 meter hub height.
To date, the turbine has generated over twenty million kWh (20 GWh) of electricity, equivalent to the usage of 670 average Massachusetts homes. This has displaced emissions of 9400 tons of carbon dioxide from regional electric generation plants.
Every day, on average, Notus Clean Energy LLC displaces emissions of 5.8 tons of CO2
(per marginal emission data from ISO New England, the regional grid operator).
We gratefully acknowledge the support of many Falmouth residents during planning, permitting and ongoing operation.
Why the name Notus? Notus was the Greek god of south-west wind, the prevailing summer wind on Cape Cod.
"The most conspicuous objects on the land were a distant windmill, or a meeting-house standing alone, for only they could afford to occupy an exposed place"
An excerpt from Cape Cod, by Henry David Thoreau, written in 1865.
"Few issues match climate change in the threat they pose to all of humanity, or the joint efforts they demand from us"
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, 05 September, 2007
Notus Clean Energy, LLC is an equal opportunity provider and employer