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Anatomy of a Wind Turbine

02/13/2009


Whether a wind turbine is a horizontal axis or vertical axis turbine, it will have four main components: a foundation, tower, nacelle and rotor. Some components, like the foundation are relatively simple, while others, like the nacelle contain high tech instruments, but they are all critical to ensure that the system operates safely and at peak efficiency. Read the full article >>