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Siberian Winds (24 Hours of Reality 2016)


In the remote Siberian village of Ust’-Kamchatsk, wind gusts can hit 35 meters/second. So when the energy company decided it was no longer practical to supply the village with enough diesel for its generators, residents turned to the one resource they had in abundance to power their lives. Today, Ust’-Kamchatsk uses wind turbines to save money and fuel – as much as 550 tons of diesel each year – and reduce emissions, making the village both a more independent and healthier place to live.