Gallery: Bahrain World Trade Center Activates Wind Turbines

 

You may remember that about a year ago we brought you news of the Bahrain World Trade Center, which was designed to have three giant turbines provide power to the building. Well, this past Tuesday, the project was finally completed, with the final testing and installation of the enormous wind turbines which power the building. This week, Bahrain WTC has, for the first time, activated all three 29m-diameter turbines at the same time!

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  1. mfhargis September 9, 2010 at 1:13 pm

    I’ve never seen those turbines move. I think they\’re just decoration.

  2. zbeast April 13, 2008 at 11:13 pm

    I’m interested in how there damping all the acrostic energy from these things.
    Every time a blade crosses the center support there will be a low frequency thump.

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