Germany’s Wind Farms Are Ticking Time Bombs, A ‘Significant Danger’ To Environment!

  P Gosselin on 22. June 2018 As Germany’s nearly 30,000-strong fleet of wind turbines approach 20 or more years in age, the list of catastrophic collapses is growing more rapidly. The turbines are now being viewed by technical experts as “ticking time bombs.” According to a commentary by Daniel Wetzel of online German Daily ‘Die Welt’, the aging rickety … Continue reading Germany’s Wind Farms Are Ticking Time Bombs, A ‘Significant Danger’ To Environment!

Ohio wind turbine damaged in storm

April 2018 Wind and or lightning Tuesday night into Wednesday damaged a wind turbine on the Hog Creek Wind Farm near Dola. A blade on a turbine was partially broke sometime during the storm. Lightning accompanied a storm that rolled through the area Tuesday night and was followed by wind gusts close to 50 miles … Continue reading Ohio wind turbine damaged in storm

Wind turbine collapses in Northern Ireland, 2015

Investigation after 328-foot turbine buckles at wind farm in County Tyrone despite only light winds A wind turbine which collapsed at Screggagh wind farm, County Tyrone  Photo: Niall Carson/PA 04 Jan 2015 | Emily Gosden, Energy Editor | Telegraph A 328-foot tall wind turbine worth more than £2 million has buckled and collapsed on a mountainside in … Continue reading Wind turbine collapses in Northern Ireland, 2015

Small old wind towers make for big new problems.

Wind turbine blades have to be light and strong, which makes them very difficult to recycle 2/23/18, | Kalina Oroschakoff | POLITICO [EXCERPT] Read Full Article One source of clean energy is turning into a dirty problem for Europe. The Continent's first wind farms, built three decades ago, now host many towers that are too old, too small … Continue reading Small old wind towers make for big new problems.