Have you ever climbed your own turbine?

MattR

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Just out of interest really. Does anyone (with the proper safety harness etc obviously) ever go up their turbine with the engineers to get a first hand idea of any issues/problems/work being done? (Guessing servicing companies wouldn't like this from an H&S point of view). Or have you ever been up when its shut down just to have a look at the view?
 

BBE

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Mixed Farmer
Location
North Yorkshire
I've been up my gaia a few times. Go up to put the blade tips back in if they every flip out (safety feature). ONLY 18 meters though! Certainly makes you grip the ladder!
 

renewablejohn

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Location
lancs
Go up 55 meter tower no problem with harness. Received basic training from manufacture when handed over
Would be nice to have a 55 mtr tower or even 3 of them but alas the planners will not allow it. Just 2 miles as the crow flies and there is 38 of them. Obviously different planning authorities.
 
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Ktwo announce 5-year partnership with North American importer.

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Written by John Swire

Ktwo are a leading British manufacturer of farming machinery and they have now secured a 5-year export partnership to continue to serve their growing audience across North America.

Ktwo saw an opportunity in the North American market for strong high-quality agriculture trailers after being approached by several companies across the US and Canada in early 2020. They needed a manufacturer with the capacity and experience to fulfil their need for strong, large silage trailers to hold volumes up to 75m3.

“We see big potential for our machines across North America,’’ explains Robbie Polson, Ktwo managing director, ‘’and we are very pleased to announce we have secured a...
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