Cielo to use Samsung's first wind turbines

Cielo Wind Power announced Wednesday it will install and operate the first three wind turbines produced by South Korean powerhouse Samsung Heavy Industries.

Austin-based Cielo has developed four wind farms in the region, and Samsung is most noted for building ships.

Cielo will install the turbines, with serial numbers 1, 2 and 3, by 2011 near Lubbock, said President Walt Hornaday. Texas Tech University will provide access to wind research and development staff.

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