Tag Archives: Turbine

Updated: If I Don’t Get The Answer To The “Why Aren’t The Windmills Spinning All The Time” Question I May Go Postal

Updated: The following information is from Rick Johnson, Varian’s Facility Manager. When winds at 7 miles per hour or less, the Varian turbine will not operate for economic reasons; when the wind speed is 56 miles an hour or greater, … Continue reading

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This. Takes. Nuts. Man On a Blade- Pics And Video

David Fay submits- I was up at the Industrial Center yesterday morning when I saw this wild site! This guy is doing some finishing touches on one of those humongous blades hanging from a rope!  There wind gust were up … Continue reading

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Fly Amero Writes- “What? This ISN’T the windiest part of the city?”

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Chad Carlberg From Production Blue Submits Turbine Graphic

He Joey, I made this for myself just so I could get a sense of the scale of these things. Figured you might like to post it, or at least see for yourself. Chad

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Yo Councilor Cox Can We Kindly Request Turbine Results?

Per our discussion in the GMG comment section I contend that if the energy produced and saved results were made available online that it would make the proponents happy and the skeptics happy if the results are what they’ve been … Continue reading

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Turbines in the Snow (photos by David B. Cox)

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A Call For Turbine Photos From Pippy (Yes, Pippy)

If any of our contributors have Turbine photos they would like to submit, let Pippy (yes Pippy) know Good morning to you!Joey, the ladies of the Good Neighbor association in Annisquam are putting together the annual dinner event at the … Continue reading

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It Was The Cowboy Andrew McCloy Who Got Those Turbine’s Spinning

Mystery Resolved- You can now go about your business.

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Mayor Kirk Forwards Blade Signing Celebration Info

CITY OF GLOUCESTER OFFICE OF THE MAYOR- Gloucester to Host Wind Energy “Blade Signing” Ceremony New turbines are expected to save the City millions in energy costs (Gloucester, MA) – The City of Gloucester will host a “blade signing” ceremony … Continue reading

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Windmill Chatter

Paul Korn writes- We are so proud of our city as it moves solidly into the 21st century.  Some may complain that it ruins the view.  Every morning, I see this glorious structure (the first of three) as I walk … Continue reading

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Video- Gloucester Engineering Turbine Tower Part Navigates Rogers Street

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The Turbine Now That It’s Up Poll

When I first heard of the turbine coming to Gloucester I was angry.   I felt as though it was only going to benefit one company, the company that was installing it and the money to pay for it was … Continue reading

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WAY Up High! Gloucester MA Varian Turbine Hub and Rotors Seconds Before Connection Exclusive Pic from Steve Spencer

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Elections and Erections- Quite A News Day In Gloucester Ma

Live From The Lanesville Community Center Craig Kimberly Reports Heavy Voter Turnout At The Same Time Varian’s Wind Turbine Gets Blades Mounted.

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Gloucester MA Varian Turbine Rotor View from Nacell Exclusive Pic From Steve Spencer

Thanks Steve!  only Here on GMG Baby!

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Sunrise Over Gloucester From The Top Of Varian’s Turbine Courtesy Our Boy Steve Spencer

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Way Up High- Setting The Hub And More Gloucester MA Varian’s Turbine Erection From Steve Spencer! Exclusive To GMG

Steve Spencer Has Been Sending These Photos Of Every Phase of The Construction Of Varian’s Turbine Open turbine view of Gloucester- Face of the hub to the ground-

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