Wind turbines get a lift with slipform concrete towers

11/3/2010 | Journal of Commerce (Canada)

Canada's FWS Technologies is working to create slipform concrete towers for wind turbines. The taller towers, which reach 328 feet or higher, can support larger, more efficient turbine blades. The technology, which is called Slipform Concrete Wind Turbine Tower with Self-erecting Capability, enables the turbines to go up 164 feet to 197 feet beyond regular steel towers.

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