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Three wind turbines to rise in Gloucester

For hundreds of years, wind pushed Gloucester’s fishing vessels across oceans, helping to establish its rocky coast as the country’s more storied fishing harbor.

Now, two private companies, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates and Equity Industrial Partners, are turning to wind turbines to generate power, a move that will vault Gloucester to the top of renewable energy communities north of Boston.

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