- North Cornwall
So? Add their energy embodiment if you like too. I estimate 100kg max. I deliberately erred on the side of caution with "a few years" embodied energy payback estimate to include such additional bits but double it if you like. Still pay for itself multiple times over.The blades are fibreglass or carbon fibre mix. Usually hand laid up.
And nearly all Britain's turbines have been built abroad. Billions leaving our economy to keep other people in jobs.
Nuclear employs loads of people in Britain during construction and they are good quality jobs as well.