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Disused wind turbine bladesDisused wind turbine blades dumped in Ravenshoe, Queensland, AustraliaNov 27, 2022
Concrete filling of wind turbine baseViking Energy, Shetland, Scotland - 103 such bases using 70,246 m³ of concrete produced from two batching plants created on siteNov 19, 2022
Wind turbine landscape in ItalyNov 19, 2022
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Wind turbine baseDeerfield Wind, Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont - Wind turbine base - photo by courtesy of Vermonters for Clean Environment
UPC Kaheawa, Maui, Hawaii - turbines 500 feet apartUPC Kaheawa, Maui, Hawaii - turbines 500 feet apart
Base of wind turbine foundation: concrete and steelUniversity of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education Park, 2011 - the base of the foundation is 10 feet deep and 60 feet in diameter, the foundation consists of 40 tons of steel rebar
Granite Reliable, New HampshirePieces of a Vesta V90-3MW wind turbine, as seen during a plane ride with pilot Rob Roy of Colebrook on September 26, are put into perspective when compared to the workhouse and pickup truck sitting nearby. Once erected, each turbine has a diameter of 90 meters. The string of windmills will stretch 14.5 miles in length in the Unincorporated Places of Millsfield, Dixville, Odell and Erving’s Location. It is expected to go on-line by the end of the year. (Claire Lynch photo, The News and Sentinel)
Iffendic, FranceIffendic, France
Ontario landscapeNear Ripley, east of Kincardine - photo by David Libby
Grevenbroich, GermanyPrototype of Nordex 2.5 MW turbine, commissioned in spring 2000, Grevenbroich, Germany: rotor diameter 80 m, 80 m tower - photo from Nordex
As more wind is added to the grid, its effective capacity, or capacity credit, is progressively lowerAs more wind is added to the grid, its effective capacity, or capacity credit, is progressively lower - from: Dietmar Lindenberger, “Costs of integrating wind energy in Germany”, presented at International Energy Association workshop “Integration of wind power into electricity grids: economic and reliability impacts”, Paris, 25 May 2004

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