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Husum Wind Energy Conference Photos

Here I am looking into a replica model of Vestas 2.5MW turbine

Jesse checking out the Vesta 2.5MW

Here is a bearing demonstration for a planetary gear system

We spent a few minutes talking to the people from Skystream who have a innovative new small wind turbine.

Another planetary gear system used for load distribution in large turbines. Not common in the past, more and more manufacturers are looking at this versus shaft power transmission thanks to improvments in bearing design and increases in turbine sizes.

A full size hub from GE's 2.5MW turbine

A close up view of the pitching system on the GE 2.5MW