Ford’s Dagenham Plant – the windy city

turbo’s with added vroom…

Daily Tech reports that Ford have had to install a third wind turbine to power a new engine production line at it’s Dagenham plant.The new turbine means Ford’s diesel engine plant is now fully powered by the wind.The two previous turbines produced enough power to provide for 1,794 homes. The new turbine means a combined energy production of 11.4 million kWh.Standing at 150 metres high, the three turbines are not Ford’s only green contribution – the example and use of renewable s being used in other Ford plants across Europe.Read more at Daily Techphoto credit: brian snelson

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