Ford of Britain installs the largest and most powerful of three wind turbines at its Dagenham diesel-engine operation. The 394-ft. (120-m) turbine, as tall as a 36-story building, now is contributing clean electricity to power engine production in the Ford Dagenham Diesel Center. The main assembly was completed when the 269-ft.- (82-m-) diameter windmill blades and hub were hoisted 260 ft. (80 m) into the air by one of the U.K.'s largest cranes. The crane was delivered to the site by ...

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