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12:11pm

Tue November 8, 2011
Energy

Are you ready for some wind power? Buffalo Bills install turbines

Thirty small wind turbines are now generating electricity under the large scoreboard of Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y.
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Ralph Wilson Stadium has long been known as one of the windiest venues in the National Football League.

Now, the home stadium of the Buffalo Bills, known as "the Ralph," is taking advantage of it. Thirty small turbines now harness wind blowing into the venue for electricity.

The devices made their debut at the Bills vs. New York Jets home game Sunday. Painted red and blue, the turbines, about three feet in height, are located under the stadium's large western scoreboard.

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