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|Numerous wind turbines on the area known as the Buffalo Ridge. Some of these wind turbines are the largest ones manufactured in the United States. These wind turbines stand 257' high and weigh 196,000 pounds. Each wind turbine has 3 blades with a rotor diameter of 157' and can supply the annual electricity needs of 250 homes.||01/17/2007||819|
|Recently finalized Wind Park, located at the south of Brasil.|
75 Wind Energy Converters of 2MW each, totalizing 150MW.
|Eolic Energy with Wind Turbines at city of Fortaleza - Ceará - Brazil.|
|The Altamont Pass Wind Farm located in the Altamont Pass of the Diablo Range in Central California. It is a one of the earliest wind farms in the United States. The wind farm is composed of over 4900 relatively small wind turbines of various types, making it at one time the largest farm in the world in terms of capacity. Altamont Pass is still the largest concentration of wind turbines in the w...||08/17/2005||593|
|Another animated tour - this time with animated wind turbines. Music has been down-sampled to get it under the new 2MB file limit.|
Music: Glory Box by Portishead.
Note: the turbines are placed arbitrarily along a set of data I am reusing and if you ramp up the elevation you'll notice that they're pretty much where you wouldn't actually put them - in a valley...
|small group of wind turbines||07/27/2007||299|
|The Paderborn Wind Farm in Germany consists of 11 Vestas V-66 wind turbines, each 76m high with a 1.65 MW rated power, making a total installed capacity of 18.2 MW. The wind farm is sited near Paderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia, was initiated locally by a group of developers, and is owned by 91 shareholders. Commissioning was in November 2000.|
|Beinn an Tuirc wind farm is a wind farm in Argyll, Scotland.|
The site has 46 turbines with a total generating capacity of 30.36 MW, and is operated by Scottish Power. It was commissioned in 2001 and started operation in 2002. It cost £21 million to build. The turbines were built by Danish company Vestas, which specializes in their manufacture. It is 10 miles (16 kilometres) north...
|Another animated wind turbine demo, this time on an actual offshore wind farm in the Irish sea off the coast of Liverpool.|
Load time - pretty quick compared to the previous animated tour - fewer turbines. Overlay is from Google Earth Hacks Burbo Wind Farm file.
Music: Utopia by Goldfrapp
|Kythnos Island Energy Timeline:|
1982 - Installation of the first wind park in Europe (5 x 20 kW);
1983 - Installation of a 100 kW PV system with battery storage;
1989 - Exchange of the wind turbines (5 x 33 kW);
1992 - Installation of a new grid-connected inverter for the PV system;
1998 - Installation of the 500 kW wind turbine;
2000 - Operation of th...
|Constructed in 1998, Windpark Holtriem is one of the largest European windfarms, comprising thirty-three Enercon E-66 wind turbines. Holtriem is a low lying area adjacent to the North Sea in East Frisia (Lower Saxony, Germany).|
One wind turbine is equipped with an observation deck open to visitors, at a height of 63 metres. It can be reached by 297 stairs.