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Wind turbine rotor diameters over time - graphic from VestasSep 10, 2021
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Remains of a forest in SwedenPhoto by courtesy of Motvind SverigeSep 02, 2021
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Converter station, Upper Kergord, ShetlandConverter station for wind energy facility, Upper Kergord, Shetland - photo by courtesy of Save ShetlandJun 08, 2021
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Oil stains from nacelle and blade hubGamesa 2-MW turbine in the "Top of Iowa II" facility grimed with oil stains - photo by Julie Kuntz, Feb. 28, 2021Mar 02, 2021

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Left side of foundation hole - Twin Groves Wind Farm, McLean County, IllinoisLeft side of foundation hole - Twin Groves Wind Farm, McLean County, Illinois
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Wind turbine rotor diameters over time - graphic from Vestas
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Gratiot County Wind, MichiganThe project site was spread over 88 miles - photo by courtesy of Aristeo Construction
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Jiminy Peak, MassachusettsJiminy Peak, Massachusetts - photo by Rik McClave
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Crane lifts first of three blades up to the rotor assemblyA crane operator lifts the first of three blades up to the rotor assembly. Workers call the process of attaching the blade "stabbing a blade." Thad Allton, Topeka (Kansas) Capital-Journal.
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Electricity production over 24 hours: base, intermediate, and peak loadsRepresentation of electricity production over 24 hours, showing base, intermediate, and peak loads - only peak load plants are able in most places to respond sufficiently quickly to variations in wind energy production
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Enercon E-126/6 MW in Emden, GermanyEnercon E-126/6 MW in Emden, Germany - rotor diameter 127 m (417 ft; swept area 12,668 sq.m [3.13 acres]), total height 198.5 m (651 ft)

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