When you’re 280 feet off the ground, your feet clinging to the deck, the breeze blowing past, you’ve got a clear view of the power of wind energy. This past summer, I experienced it first-hand.
The New York communities of Lowville and Martinsburg are the home of the 195-turbine Maple Ridge Wind Farm. We checked out the wind farm from a range of angles and perspectives. And, yes, we climbed a turbine.
Safety in the communications tower industry will be the focus of "Tower Week," an international event running from Nov. 2 to Nov. 6, 2015. Organized by the Prefabricated Access Suppliers' and Manufacturers' Association (PASMA), Tower Week was established to promote the safe use of towers and bring focus to ideas, the exchange of information and the development of height safety in general.