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    Default 25 megawatt tilt--a--whirl

    house consumes 5 megawatts/year----and produces MW 25



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    Kinda cool, and novel.

    I think I'd like one, only with curtains.

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    Farmer near me had three big billboard size solar arrays mounted on huge vertical posts with automatic tracking. after five years or so they are locked in place with cables to the lower corners. I guess the gear boxes or bearings failed.
    Several years ago in California a dam switched grease in the flood gate operating gearbox and linkage. One stuck open after testing and stayed flooding for about one month before they could get it to close.

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    Consumes 5 megawatts per year?

    That means it will be pulling 50 Megawatts after one decade.

    Unless of course you mean megawatt hours.

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