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Gloucester Engineering Wind Turbine Nacelle Being Installed- Live Post

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Nacelle (wind turbine)

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Components of a horizontal axis wind turbine (gearbox, rotor shaft and brake assembly) being lifted into the nacelle.

200-ton wind turbine nacelles being unloaded at a seaport.

A nacelle (pronounced /nəˈsɛl/) is a cover housing that houses all of the generating components in a wind turbine, including the generator, gearbox, drive train, and brake assembly.[

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