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(CBS News) NEW YORK - As we head into another season of air conditioning bills, there's an alternative source of energy picking up speed: harnessing wind power. One pilot program which is off the ground and out to sea.

With a christening on the Penobscot River, VolturnUS was launched -- the nation's first floating turbine intended to make electricity from the ocean's winds.

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