The Size of a Wind Tower in Relation to a House
from the Skye Windfarm Action Group
  The Size of a Wind Tower in Relation to a Jumbo Jet
from Naturstrom-Euphorie
The Size of a 2-MW Nacelle (Turbine Housing)
from Views of Scotland
  The Size of a 1.5-MW Nacelle
from American Electric Power, Trent Mesa, Texas


See also the photo gallery from Pennsylvania and West Virginia at johnrsweet.com/Personal/Wind/windpix2.html
and the graphics at www.vermonterswithvision.org/sizecomparison.html.
Also see the photographs of construction here at AWEO.

Average Rotor Diameter and Hub Height Installed in the U.S.
Year(s)1998-992000-012002-032004-05200620072008200920102011
Hub Height (m)55.758.266.173.476.778.278.578.979.881.0
Rotor Diameter (m)47.852.963.672.878.279.079.381.684.389.0
source: Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory, 2011 Wind Technologies Market Report
(1 m ≈ 3 ft 3.4 in; 81 m = 265 ft 9 in; 89 m = 292 ft)


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