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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrYeOPvIUak&t=5s

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

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