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Published: 15 April 2009 15 April 2009
Remember: All Rock is Not the Same

ImageWind turbine generators are a major investment in a wind energy project. Costs may be as high as US$ 1.5 million per turbine. It is, therefore, critical to protect that investment by conducting a thorough geotechnical investigation of each foundation pad upon which the wind turbine generators will be founded.

By William Gates, Principal Geological Engineer, Kleinfelder, Inc., USA .

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