07 Feb '12, 2pm

#Wind turbine industry getting own reality show on US #WeatherChannel #energy #renewables #sustainability

#Wind turbine industry getting own reality show on US #WeatherChannel #energy #renewables #sustainability

Called “Turbine Cowboys” and featuring men and women who actually do installation, maintenance and repair on turbines, the show is being advertised as a reminder of the risk and drama associated with working in what’s portrayed as a dizzying, high-risk environment. Throughout the show, the workers will be shown dealing with the elements – this is being shown on The Weather Channel, after all – as well as huge pieces of equipment. The channel, which is part of the NBC television network in the US, describes the cast as being “pushed to the limit both physically and emotionally as they brave extreme heights and every conceivable weather condition to work on wind turbines.” The show was cast late last year, and early episodes will feature on-location shoots in areas as different as Baja, California and the Alaskan coast, as well as a look at the “boot camp” training attended ...

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Wind turbine workers get their own reality show

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