No Small Part of the Big Picture

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Wind turbines are awe-inspiring machines. It seems as if nothing could ever bring them down. A look from afar shows them as sleek and powerful. Close examination of the structure and the workings inside the nacelle reveal the thousands of components that all must come together and stay together for the great natural power to be harnessed.

Power generation from wind depends on bolts, studs, screws and nuts, from the structural bolting patterns at ground level all the way into the generator high in the air. An improperly ...

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