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Mortenson Wind Farm Breezes into Iowa

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Imagine a 54-foot long base tower tube section, an 85-foot long mid-tower tube section, a 118-foot long top tower tube section, a 193,000-pound Siemens nacelle, a 64,154-pound hub, and the three 173-foot long blades each weighing 24,855 pounds. That is a single wind turbine. Construction of a massive new 250 Megawatt wind farm in Iowa will assemble 104 such turbines, and each one will require 50 truckloads of cement as foundation. Getting public approval and designing the massive wind farm is one thing. The logistics of getting all those outsized pieces to the construction area via public highway? That is something else. Read more…

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