Construction officially begins on MUC's two wind turbines
Construction is underway on the first of Willmar Municipal Utilities' two wind turbines. One of the four sections for the 265-foot tower arrived by semi trailer on Saturday. The remaining three sections arrived by semi trailers on Monday.
Other parts of the turbine will be arriving today or Wednesday. Each turbine has three blades, with each blade measuring 130 feet in length. The blades will be tied to the hub at the top.
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