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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
Wind turbine foundationWind turbine foundation
Concrete and rebar base to support 80-meter tower and 77-meter-diameter rotor bladesConcrete and rebar base to support 80-meter tower and 77-meter-diameter rotor blades - photo by Stewart C. Russell,, 2005
Rebar in place for concrete baseRebar in place for concrete base
Farm: Tug Hill Plateau in Lowville, New YorkA farm sits in the foreground of Vestas Wind Systems turbines at the Maple Ridge Wind Farm on the Tug Hill Plateau in Lowville, New York - photographer: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg
Stop NexterrorBy courtesy of 31 January 2014, Ontario
Wind turbine collapse, Jan. 15, 2014, Springfield Township, Pa.NextEra Energy Resources wind turbine came crashing down Wednesday evening, Jan. 15, 2014, on a plot of land in Springfield Township, Pa. The wind turbine is part of the Mill Run Wind Farm in Springfield Township. Photo by Evan R. Sanders, Daily Courier.
Danger: risque de chute de glace (ice throw)Sign warning to stay at least 250 meters away from wind turbines because of ice throw danger - l’Érable, Québec, January 2013 - photo by courtesy of La Presse
Van Wert County, OhioVan Wert County, Ohio - photo by Michael McCann
Van Wert County, OhioVan Wert County, Ohio - photo by Michael McCann
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