Lately I have found several high quality videos on YouTube with time lapses of wind farms constructions. I have decided to take some screenshots and use them to create a very basic BoP visual dictionary. You can click on the pictures to make them bigger. Enjoy!
Crane and auxiliary crane lifting a steel tower section:
A rotor fully assembled on the ground before erection. It start to be an outdated practice due to current rotors size and weight:
The different areas of a crane pad in a wind farm in Australia (Goldwind's Cattle Hill):
Main crawler crane and its elements:
A blade lifted by an auxiliary crane. One of the workers is under a suspended load - not a best practice:
Workers completing the anchor cage assembly:
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Hello! My name is Francesco and I'm a civil engineer specialized in EPC (that is, "turnkey") wind farms projects. I'm currently based in Hamburg, Germany and I'm developing several interesting project all around the world - southern Europe, LATAM and various other countries. If you want to contact me please don't leave a comment in the blog (I don't check them very often) - you can use the contact form. You can write me in English, Spanish and Italian. To find a (somewhat concise) description of my non-wind business activities you can visit my webpage - www.francescomiceli.com If you want to know more about my work, here you can download my CV - www.windfarmbop.com/CV_Francesco_Miceli.pdf Hope you like the blog! Francesco
Hi Francesco! Big fan of your work!
Just a quick misunderstood: Vortex Gererator is acctually another blade feature. That one you pointed is a Noise Reduction Serration and you have a good article about it! Thanks!