Local 18’s most recent involvement in wind turbine project is a 225 kilowatt unit at Stamco Industries in Euclid, part of a research project by Case Western Reserve University and Stamco to study the wind activity in that area of the city.
If the wind activity is positive, the plan is to put up several more wind turbines in the same area.
Capital City Crane had two Local 18 operators and an oiler on site using a hydraulic truck crane and crawler lattice boom crane to assemble the turbine.
Stamco, an automotive metal stamping parts supplier, helped fund the project with CWRU and is using the power generated for its building. In addition to providing power, the turbine will serve as an educational tool for students from CWRU and Lorain Community College.