Photos: Wrangling the wind

Posted: Sunday, November 22, 2009

A wind-powered electrical generator is raised into place at the downtown NOAA dock on Juneau's waterfront Thursday. The spinning spires will produce 1.2 kilowatts of electricity starting next month. A second unit with beinstalled alongside soon.

NOAA maintance personnel Tom Abbas, left, Mike Anderson, center, and contractor Mark Hoover install a blade on the30-foot-tall wind-powered electrical generator at their downtown dock Wednesday.

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