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TORRINGTON, CT - 15 April, 2010 - 041510MO01 - A 300-foot tall, 470-ton crane towers over the Klug Farm in Torrington Thursday, having just completed the frame of a wind turbine tower being installed by Optiwind. The wind tower at the right, an inch short of 200 feet tall, will be clad with plastic sheets to help funnel wind past the turbine blades, and is expected to produce 150 kilowatts of power. The Torrington-based Optiwind secured agreement from George "Butch" Klug to install the turbine to both test the technology and power the farm, with plenty of energy left over to be fed into the power grid. Jim Moore Republican-American.