Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for GSU’s New Wind Turbine

Wind turbine ribbon cutting
Pictured, from left to right – Trustee Jack Beaupre of Bourbonnais; Student Trustee Jada Nettle of Palos Hills; Board of Trustees Chair Lorine S. Samuels of New Lenox; Lois Mayer of New Lenox; Bruce Friefeld of Mokena; President of GSU Elaine P. Maimon. (SUPPLIED)

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Governors State University’s ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint was celebrated on Friday, November 14, with the dedication of the newly installed wind turbine. The turbine will generate 141,650 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually or approximately 36% of the GSU Family Development Center’s energy needs.

The Family Development Center houses the university’s Early Head Start, pre-kindergarten, and childcare programs.