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New wind turbines going up soon at Cape base

power-WindmillsBOURNE, Mass. (AP) — Two new wind turbines are set to go up at Joint Base Cape Cod sometime in the next two weeks.

The turbines will join three other turbines already generating electricity at the military base.

An official at the base said the turbines are expected to provide about half the electricity for the PAVE PAWS radar station at an annual savings of $600,000.

The turbines, whose towers will stand 400 feet tall, haven’t generated the same kind of controversy as other turbines, such as those in nearby Falmouth. The turbines aren’t near any neighborhoods,

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