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May 23, 2019

Portland company says its modular bases for wind farms use less concrete, cut CO2 output

  • New wind farms can come online a month earlier because the precast foundations don't have to cure like the poured-in-place foundations currently used.
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    Photos from Rute Foundations [enlarge]
    Contractors last fall installed a 295-foot-tall wind turbine in Minnesota using a precast modular foundation.

    Precast concrete sections were lowered into place.

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