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Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, MexicoWind turbines erected by the Demex company in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
Homes for sale near wind turbines in Victoria, AustraliaSigns for abandoned homes near wind turbines in Victoria, Australia
Forest cut down for giant wind turbineThe forest near Osterild, Denmark, was cut down to erect this “test” turbine
Barlockhart MoorTwo of the 115m-high West Coast Energy wind turbines at Barlockhart Moor near Wood of Dervaird Farm (Scotland)
Construction of temporary meteorologic towerPhoto by Francesco Miceli
Earthworks for Parque Eolico Talinay in ChilePhoto by Francesco Miceli
On-site concrete plantOn-site concrete plant - photo by Francesco Miceli
Substation for Parque Eolico TalinayPhoto by Francesco Miceli
Blade special transport system, with a hydraulic lifter that allows lifting the wind blade for transport on mountain roadsThis is a blade special transport system, with a hydraulic lifter that allows lifting the wind blade up to approximately 45 degrees for transport on mountain roads - photo by Francesco Miceli
Steel-reinforced concrete baseFor Vestas V100 (1.8 MW), Cerro San Antón wind energy facility, Lillo, Toledo, Spain - photo by Francesco Miceli
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
Concrete and rebar base for relatively small 268-feet-tall wind turbineThis concrete and rebar base is for a relatively small 268-feet-tall wind turbine - photo by Pete Holden, 2011
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