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Name the Phoenix Press Wind Turbine Contest

New Haven's Newest & "Greenest" Landmark: Let's give it a name!

Contest open to:  Children in grades K-8 attending New Haven Public & Private Schools. Prizes awarded to winner and the 8 runners up, plus the winner's class will also receive a prize!!!

Prizes include:

  • A NEW bike and helmet
  • Kites
  • Ashley's Ice cream
  • City of New Haven Summer Camp
  • Peabody Overnight DinoSnore Adventure
    and Family Membership
  • Schooner Summer Camp
  • Plus other super cool prizes!



Did you know that our wind turbine (which should generate 165,000 kWh of power per year) will SAVE the (approximate) equivalent of ....

  • greenhouse gas emissions from 23 passenger cars per year, or
  • CO2 emissions from burning 276 barrels of oil annually, or
  • greenhouse gas emissions from 40 tons of yearly landfill waste

Please submit your Wind Turbine Name entry to your teacher using this form. Pictures are welcomed too!!!

Fill out the form and submit it by Friday, May 28th. Winners announced on June 10th.

Download Entry Form




Fair Haven Furniture

360 State

Devil's Gear Bike Shop

Peabody Museum of Natural History

Schooner Inc.

New Haven Parks & Rec

Ashley's Ice Cream

New Haven Register

Mascola Group

CT Clean Energy Fund

960 WELI



Turbine Installation Photos

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