NVARC Members Tour Wind Power Facility

NVARC field trip to windmill farmSix members of the Nashoba Valley ARC traveled to the Green Mountain Power’s Searsburg VT, Wind Power Facility recently. Their “tour guide” was a retired science teacher, W1ZPB.

NVARC club member Wolfgang Seidlich, KA1VOU described the facilities. “The site features 11 towers each assembled from 2- 64-foot steel, 18-foot diameter cylindrical sections. They are topped by a rotating nacelle that holds the hub attached to 3 black fiberglass blades each weighing 4200 pounds.”

Nashoba Valley ARC Signal, September 2003. Photo courtesy KD1LE

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