125 m turbines at Lissett

The tower is over 4m in diameter and has a stairway up the inside.


Each of the towers weigh 172 tons.


The nacelle on top contains the generator and weighs another  95 tons.


To which is added the rotor and three blades. Each blade weighs approx 10 ton and is 45m long.


The base section in the photo is 16m high and would weigh 56 tons.


The complete tower comprises four sections bolted on top of each other.


Data refers to a Nordex N90 which is one of the turbine types that the developer is considering if the project is given approval.

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