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Is a Small Wind Turbine in Your Future (or your backyard)?

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Building Codes Division proposes rule for quick approval of small wind turbines

Excerpt: “(Salem) — In its continuing effort to be flexible with the onset of new technology and advance sustainability, the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division (BCD), in conjunction with its Electrical and Elevator Board and the Oregon Department of Energy, has proposed a rule that would allow manufacturers to install small wind turbines quickly, yet safely. The rule provides a streamlined process of certification for small wind turbines as an alternative to the lengthy national certification process….” (link to full media release)

Look at the BCD website, under What’s New, for more announcements.