Salient White Elephant

April 25, 2009

Wind Turbine Lightning Protection

Filed under: Wind Turbine Lightning Protection — Tags: , — Salient White Elephant @ 4:30 am

Many of the AeroArchitectural turbines presented on this blog are quite insensitive to lightning damage. Consider, for example, the Circular Wind Dam. The rotor and electrical components of this machine are housed inside the dam. They are almost 100% impervious to lightning strikes!

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