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Video spotlight: How to build and maintain wind farms

Video spotlight: How to build and maintain wind farms

We’re right at summer’s midpoint, and news this time of year can be a little slow. But these warm weather months don’t mean a slow down for the men and women building and maintaining wind farms.

The long days and clear skies have them forging ahead with new construction and routine upkeep. Here’s a trio of videos providing some insight into what they’re up to:

Xcel Energy shows us the steps that go into building a wind farm:

E.ON takes a look at how you keep wind turbine blades in tip top shape once a project is up and running:

Finally, Acciona explains how these construction and maintenance procedures let us generate electricity out of thin air:

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Greg is AWEA's Deputy Director of Communications. He is the head editor and writer for Into the Wind, and oversees AWEA's online content and opinion writing. Greg holds a Master's degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University's School of International Service. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Journalism from Lehigh University.

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