17 Dec '11, 2am

How WindFlip Will Deliver Gigantic Floating Turbines to Site

How WindFlip Will Deliver Gigantic Floating Turbines to Site

The structure contains 29 air filled compartments. Once at the site each of the compartments inside the Windflip is sequentially filled with water, causing the stern to slowly submerge, so that both the Windflip barge and the turbine it is holding flip up 90°. Then it releases the turbine for connection with a pre-installed mooring spread, and then tips the barge back to horizontal by clearing the ballast tanks of seawater with compressed air.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/16/how-windflip-will-del...

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