Gathering data is very important to renewable energy as well. Here is a picture of a sodar (sonic detection and ranging) wind measurement system from Second Wind. The system, which is solar powered, is designed to give wind farm operators accurate data on how much wind they can expect from a location, information that can make a significant financial impact.
April 21, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Second Wind
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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