horizontal-axis wind turbine
The most common type of wind turbine; its axis positions itself in the direction of the wind.
Part of the rotor to which the blades are attached; it turns the low-speed shaft.
Metal structure that encloses and protects the main mechanical elements of the wind turbine (including the gearbox and the alternator).
Aerodynamic part that is attached to the hub; the force of the wind causes it to rotate to drive the rotor.
Tower that reaches 260 ft in height; it supports the nacelle and rotor and houses the electric cables.