AR Wind Farm - Peak Current Sensor
Description: The cable running inside the blades transmits the lightning to this Peak Current Sensor which is a credit-card like device that records the amperage of the strike and can be scanned by a computer. Ron, Becky and I toured the Alleghany Ridge Wind Farm this Sunday. It consists of 30 newly-installed wind turbines - and 30 more to come - on top of the Alleghany Mountain ridges southwest of Altoona, PA, owned and operated by GAMESA Energy.
Date Taken: 9/16/2007
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