Monday, August 25, 2008

In the Near Future: Wind Power Without the Turbines

From Greenlight:

Wind power is great, except for all those moving parts.

Turbine maintenance remains one of those difficult problems for the wind power industry. In short, the blades, shafts and other moving parts in wind turbines–like all mechanical objects-need regular care and feeding and occasionally break down. Maintenance is even more difficult when you move from onshore wind farms to offshore wind farms. See picture....