NREL was nice enough to post a short video about the project, showing some of the installation process so be sure and check it out.
More about the wind project and its turbines:
Both turbines are being erected on the NWTC's eastern perimeter for commissioning and operations in October. They will run for years under close observation and elaborate instrumentation. With data from these experiments, researchers will be working with the wind industry to increase turbine performance, improve durability and decrease loads.
The new turbines also allow NREL to take a significant step forward in generating its own clean electricity and meeting the Laboratory's aggressive sustainability goals and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for its expanding research campus and support facilities.
For more coverage about the new wind turbines, visit NREL's news feature here.
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