The California Aggie reports that wind energy could be soon power thousands of on-campus dorm rooms:
Foundation Windpower, a company that specializes in producing renewable energy, has proposed a plan to campus administration that would put up two wind turbines that could potentially produce enough energy to power 7,500 dorm rooms.
If UC Davis agrees to the turbines, the company would fully fund and manage them, according to the Aggie. UC Davis would have to agree to buy 100 percent of the energey created by the turbines.
Check out the California Aggie story to see how much money the university stands to save on energy costs over the life of the project, according to director of facilities services at UC Davis Student Housing: Renewable energy company proposes wind energy at UC Davis.
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