The installation of the newest wind turbine on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is taking shape. These photos were taken Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Chesapeake College, where ATech Energy is installing a 30-50KW small wind turbine specially designed for regional wind speeds, mounted to a 140 foot monotower and integrated with the campus electrical supply. The wind turbine is part of the college’s Center for Leadership in Environmental Education (CLEEn). The photos show the installation of the tower. The turbine is being installed as you read this.
|Second section being bolted|
|It's lonely at the top|
|Crane makes quick work of the lift|
|Brave workers get ready to bolt top section|
|The Endurance E-3120 on it's perch|
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Las Vegas Sun
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The Associated Press
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Monopoly Energy or Energy Democracy?
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