MSU Wind Turbine Installation


Excavation at the Montana State University site.


MSU Turbine Location. Engineering campus in background.


MET480 "Alternative Energy Applications" class members assembling the tower bolt kit.










Foundation pour.


Finishing the foundation concrete with MET480 Alternative Energy class members.


Tower sections.


Gin pole installed.


Assembling the 5-piece tower.


Blade and hub assembly.


Blade installation.


Assembled and ready.


The lift.


Turbine up: 10/13/08.


A very interested young bystander.


Final leveling and bolt torque.