by Kurt Hildebrand

Consuls get taste of Douglas technology

Five honorary consuls based in Las Vegas toured Douglas County last week, visiting General Electric, North Sails and watching a demonstration from Minden’s Global Sun Wind and Power Corp. Company Vice President Ken Stokes showed a model of Global Sun Wind & Power’s windmill, designed to generate electricity without fuel and with a minimum of maintenance. Because the windmill uses alternators instead of gears, it can be set up in a relatively small space. One of their windmills has been approved for Sierra Lutheran High School, but has yet to be set up. “We’re ready to go, we just need …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 18, 2013 05:40PM Published Jun 18, 2013 11:11AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.