Wachau valley of Danube to have river turbine

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The Wachau, a picture-postcard river valley in Austria, makes a lot of wine. Soon it could be producing its own electricity too, and in a way that will not spoil the stunning views.

“Wind turbines are out of the question and solar panels are strictly regulated,” says Andreas Nunzer, mayor of picturesque Spitz on the left bank of the Danube river.

“But we have found a way to contribute to the fight against global warming without harming our quality of life.”

Read more on this in the source site, after the first three paragraphs. Click.. here.

Source Credits: Philippe Schwab in AFP from Spitz, Austria

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