Want some turbines to build a wind power park? Get in line.
High demand--coupled with the engineering challenges of building turbines that can extract hundreds of kilowatts or megawatts of power from the wind--has created a shortage. Wind park developers, thus, are being forced to jostle their plans and supply line relationships to keep projects on track.
If you order now, you might not get turbines until late 2009 or later.
"There has been a backlog for a significant period of time. The lead time is around a year to a year and a half," said Myke Clark, … Read more