Larger photoThe assembled Bergey XL.1 wind generater ready to be installed.
Larger photoInstallation of the Bergey XL.1 1kw Wind turbine
Larger photoHere the wind turbine is being hoisted by a crane so that it can be mounted to the concrete pole base.
Larger photoAligning the wind generator pole to the mounting bolts in the base.
Larger photoThis is our research cabinet. It contains all the electronics to convert the wind power into power usable by the traffic signal. In addition there is a battery bank that can power the intersection for several hours in the event of a power and wind outage.
Larger photoThe installed and operational Bergey XL.1. At a wind speed of 24.6 mph the XL.1 is designed to produce 1000 watts of power, more than double what is required for operation of the traffic signal.