Fire Island Wind Turbines Nearly Ready to Power Up

When is an onshore turbine installation more like an offshore job? When the turbines are headed for an Island. Consider the wind energy project going up on Fire a 5.5-mi long dollop in the Cook Inlet near Anchorage.  The site proved such a formidable challenge companies involved that they treated it almost military invasion. Logistics involve a staging area mainland, beach landing craft transported heavy equipment, a watchful eye was kept on the extreme and D-Day like scheduling helped deliver one turbine a day.

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