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A Tale of Two Cities: Greensburg Resurrected as a National Model for Green Communities

A Tale of Two Cities: Greensburg Resurrected as a National Model for Green Communities

Date: 12/28/2011

Location: Greensburg, KS

After a tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg, Kansas, state and local leaders decided to rebuild the town as a model sustainable community. To help achieve that goal, experts from the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provided technical assistance. This fact sheet describes the town's progress and new green features, including the 12.5-megawatt Greensburg Wind Farm.

This information was last updated on February 28, 2012