Energy savings a breeze  for wind turbine owner

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Posted: January 14, 2013

The Winchester Star

Clarke County farmer Joseph Sipe (left) says he has cut his electricity costs in half since installing a wind turbine, which Gary Pope (right) helped him erect. At 72 feet tall, it’s the tallest turbine in the county. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WHITE POST — Joseph Sipe leans back against a truck and gazes 70 feet into the air.

“It looks pretty against that blue sky,” said Sipe, talking about his white-and-yellow wind turbine, its…



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