It won’t save big money, and it’s as pretty as a shipping container. But it may inform passersby about saving energy. And it enables the city to make an important green statement.
Those were some of the arguments offered by City Engineer Dick Miller as he won final approval for placement of a 400-kilowatt gas- powered fuel cell in Millennium Plaza behind City Hall just off Orange Street.
The unanimous vote by the City Plan Commission means that cell, long in the planning by Giovanni Zinn at the city’s Office of Sustainability, can be delivered in late December and be completely installed by March, if not before.
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