Patent Number: 7,762,037

Title: Segment for a tower of a wind energy turbine and method for arranging operating components of a wind energy turbine in a tower thereof

Abstract: The segment for a tower of a wind energy turbine comprises a tubular section having a longitudinal axis and inner and outer sides, and at least one group of supporting elements arranged at the inner side of the tubular section. The segment further comprises at least one platform supportable by the supporting elements of the at least one group of supporting elements.

Inventors: Meiners; Karl-Heinz (Neuenkirchen, DE)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: E04H 12/00 (20060101); F16M 13/00 (20060101); E04H 5/08 (20060101); E04H 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018