November 22, 2010

Wind Turbine Goes Up on Campus

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The university’s wind turbine was erected last week near the Veale Athletic Center. The structure, a 100-kilowatt unit that is 156 feet tall at the top of its upright blade, will provide a portion of the Veale center’s power and will offer key opportunities for alternative energy research. In addition to research, the turbines will offer opportunities for local companies to create, test and commercialize wind energy-related technologies. Watch a video of the turbine construction.

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A 100-kilowatt wind turbine stands 156 tall on the Case Western Reserve campus.

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A crane raises the rotor for a 100-kilowatt wind turbine on the Case Western Reserve campus.

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A crane raises the rotor for a 100-kilowatt wind turbine on the Case Western Reserve campus.

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Crew members have quite a view from the 100-kilowatt wind turbine on the Case Western Reserve campus.

Posted by: David Wilson, November 22, 2010 09:57 AM | News Topics:

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