Eagles green

    The meaning of Bleed Eagle Green will be two-fold soon, as the Linc is set to undergo major greening renovations.

     

    The stadium will be the first in the world to rely on self-generate renewable energy, as stated in a press release sent to NewsWorks a short while ago.

    Onsite wind, solar panels and dual-fuel generated electricity will power the stadium come the projected September 2011 completion date. Some numbers to consider:

    80 20-foot wind turbines will be installed
    2,500 solar panels will come in
    a 7.6 megawat dual-fuel cogeneration plant will be on site

    The team estimates a savings of $60 million in energy costs. No word on what the project will cost to complete.

    Feed the Feed: Should major corporations spend big bucks to go green, or is the effort better suited on a smaller, baby-stepping scale?

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