Berkshire East Wind Turbine

The Berkshire East Wind Turbine is a 900kW mountain-top wind turbine for the Berkshire East Ski Area in Charlemont, Massachusetts. The wind turbine cost $3 million.
Developers: 
PowerWind
Investors: 
Berkshire East Ski Area, Mass Energy Consumers Alliance
Financing Mechanisms: 
Environmental Commodities
Government Grants
Environmental Commodities: 
Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)
Commodities Availability: 
Unknown
Project Status: 
Operational
Project Mission: 
GHG Avoidance
Renewable Generation
Project Impact: 
The Berkshire East Wind Turbine produces enough electricity to power 300 homes. It provides 100% of the energy needs for the Berkshire Ski Area. Berkshire East only uses 70% of the wind turbine's capacity.