Turbine Timeline

Turbine Timeline – The Installation Process


Week 1

Commencement of earthworks and ground works for the installation of the wind turbine and substation foundations.



Week 2

The reinforced concrete base is formed – incorporating ducting for electrical cables and squirrel cage base for tower.  The concrete then requires 28 days for curing.



Week 6

All components are delivered and equipment preparation and assembly commences  – blades being attached to the Nacelle in preparation for lifting.


Week 7

Sectional tower installed and crane boom extended in preparation for lifting Nacelle into position.





Week 8

Shelter and transformer installed , LV and HV connected, Nacelle electrified and equipment commissioned.