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Teichert Aggregates Installs Wind Turbine


Teichert Aggregates installed a 1.5-megawatt wind turbine generator to deliver electricity on site at its sand and gravel operation just south of Tracy,

Teichert Aggregates installed a 1.5-megawatt wind turbine generator to deliver electricity on site at its sand and gravel operation just south of Tracy, Calif.

This is the first on-site installation of utility-scale wind equipment at an industrial facility in the California Central Valley, and will supply up to 20% of the operation's electricity. Concurrently, Teichert will be removing the equivalent of 1,300 metric tons of CO2 from the environment annually, an impact equivalent to planting approximately 300 acres of trees.

The approximately $4 million project was financed and developed by Foundation Windpower of San Francisco.