Wind Protection for Solar Field

A solar field supplier wished to refine their design to cut the cost of the mirror supports in a windy location. A related side benefit was that they could have the parabolic mirrors orientated to continue to generate electricity in wind storms that would otherwise require the mirrors to be rotated to the “stow” position facing into the ground.

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Wind Protection for Truck Dump

When a truck with the bed raised blew over sideways in a sudden gust of wind in mid-western USA, safety was the primary concern. Truck dumps tend to be elevated to give room for the dumped material to be processed so the wind speeds are higher as are the risks.

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