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The Wind Turbine Yaw Mechanism
Yaw motor
Yaw motor
Yaw motor
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Yaw Motor
The rotor should always face the wind so the wind turbine will generate as much electricity as possible.
The yaw motor turns the nacelle so that the rotor faces the wind.
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Underneath the yaw motor there is a small wheel that engages the wheel of the yaw bearing.
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