October 13, 2008 4:07 PM

Is the future of N. Carolina's electric power blowing in the wind?

Five years from now, 210-foot-tall wind turbines could be spinning off South Carolina's coast, generating electric power. That's the prediction from the S.C. Energy Office, which was recently awarded a $500,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the potential for generating wind energy off the coast.

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