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Northbrook Powers Water Plant with Wind Energy

October 2006 - The Village of Northbrook, Ill. signed a one-year agreement with Community Energy, Inc. to purchase 4.5 million kWh of wind energy credits to run the city's water plant. At a contract price of 1.70¢/kWh, the purchase is expected to add about $5 to the average yearly residential water bill. The wind energy will be supplied from the Crescent Ridge Wind Farm located in Bureau County, Ill.

News Article - Wind Now Runs Suburb's Water Plant



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