A Siemens B75 blade in its mold
Remarkably, the 75-meter-long (246-ft) blades consist of a single component made from epoxy resin and balsa reinforced with glass fiber
The sweep of the completed turbine will cover 18,600 sq m
A custom vehicle for transporting extra-long wind turbine blades
The blade length of 75 m is not a kick-in-the-pants off the wingspan of an Airbus A380
Siemens has released pictures of its truly gargantuan B75 wind turbine rotor blades. As you might imagine, the prototype turbines that will use these blades boast some staggering statistics of their own (Airbuses at the ready, please).
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