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Eiffel Tower completes its makeover with installation of micro wind turbines

A net zero tower?

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The iconic landmark in Paris never fails to charm its residents and tourists. Tina Casey writes on the CleanTechnica website about the latest developments. How can you resist? Surely you must come and see the new micro wind turbines!

Eiffel Tower’s Custom-Painted Micro Wind Turbines Will Wow Millions

Last fall, France’s iconic Eiffel Tower completed its “most ambitious” makeover in 30 years, except for one piece of the puzzle: a pair of new micro wind turbines installed right within the tower itself. Now, the two turbines are in place and humming along, generating enough renewable electricity to power all of the commercial areas in a spectacular renovation that sees 7,000,000 visitors yearly.

Eiffelturbine

The Eiffel Tower is part of an official World Heritage Site and it has provided an inspiration for builders to reach for the skies ever since its debut at the 1899 World’s Fair, so you might think that…

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About Rick Rolston

Rick is CEO of BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. (Vancouver Canada). BuiltSpace provides integrated building information management services to help building stakeholders create more sustainable and valuable building ecosystems.

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