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SECOND MICON TURBINE TO BE INSTALLED IN JAPAN

A private high school in Katsuura, Chiba Prefecture east of Tokyo, is installing a 250 kW Micon wind turbine from Denmark. The second Micon in Japan, the machine was due on line last month. The first Micon, a 100 kW, was installed last year in Matto City, Ishikawa Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast. Excepting power companies, the high school is the first private wind turbine operator in Japan and is hoping to use the power for pumping water on the premises. Surplus power will be sold to Tokyo Electric Power Co. The school's headmaster hopes the turbine will help his students learn the importance of natural power sources and global environmental protection. As head of a private school which has to attract pupils to survive, he is no doubt also delighted by the considerable media publicity his project has received in Japan.

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