C&C Trucks Carrying Wind Turbine Blades To a Mountaintop!

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A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind’s kinetic energy into electrical power. Most often, wind turbines are installed on a mountaintop, and the video below shows us a part of the transporting process, specifically the wind turbine blades!

C&C Trucks Carrying Wind Turbine Blades To a Mountaintop!

An interesting fact: The route to the government-sponsored Baoding Mountain Wind Farm is 5.5 km long, and includes 212 turns and slopes as steep as 30 degrees. The journey with each blade took five hours, and the drivers had to negotiate the load through villages with buildings on either side of the road, and high voltage power lines. The blades are 52.4 metres long, and weigh over 12 tons.

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