-"Eye of the Wind" handed over to Canada

<b>The viewing platform
The viewing platform

The 1.5 MW turbine from the Italian Leitwind AG supplies electricity to the ski area and the lift facilities on Grouse Mountain, 1,300 m above the Olympic city of Vancouver in the Canadian province of British Columbia. A lift carries the visitors up to the cable-car-like cabin that has been installed below the top of the 65 m high tower. "With this wind turbine, British Columbia and Canada are entering a new energy age", said British Columbia's Premier Gordon Campbell with pleasure at the opening ceremony. For Leitwind Chairman Anton Seeber, a dream has come true: "For the first time, we have combined clean energy production with a tourist attraction."

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