Mechanical Trees – The Power Plants of the Future

Science Crush

By Lola Gayle, Editor-at-large

Renewable energy comes in a variety of sources, such as sun, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.

One of the most popular forms of renewable energy comes from wind power, which is generated by massive wind turbines or sails clustered together in wind farms.

020316-mechanical-trees-2.jpg Wind turbine blade on Interstate 35 near Elm Mott, Texas. Alexi Kostibas/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0)

If you’ve ever driven across the state of Texas, you may have seen some of these wind farms. They’re impressively huge and can be seen from quite a long distance away.

While wind power is a great alternative to burning fossil fuels, those giant turbines certainly don’t go with the landscape, and they can be costly to manufacture and transport. I’ve seen a few of these turbine blades making their way down the highway or railroad tracks, often taking 2 flatbed 18-wheelers or train…

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