Searsburg is a town located in Bennington County, Vermont. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 96. Searsburg is the home of a six megawatt wind turbine farm owned by Green Mountain Power.
Web Sites and Links
Energy Advocate: Area WindmillsInformation on power generating windmills located in the town, with cost, power output, and other specifications.
Proving Wind Power in New EnglandThe largest windmill-based power plant east of the Mississippi is exceeding performance expectations, despite the challenging winter weather conditions. [Mechanical Engineering Magazine Online]
Township Information – SearsburgHistory of the town from various sources. “Gazetteer of Vermont”, "History of Addison County, Vermont: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers”.
Winds of Change for Renewable Energy?Report on the largest commercial-scale wind farm in the eastern United States. [CNN.com]