Zap! Unlucky wind turbine hit by storm, finished off by lightning Sept. 3, 2018 | Mike Kilen | Des Moines Register Don Henderson drives around taking photographs of Iowa, but this was a first, what he called "a very unlucky windmill" smoldering in the distance on Sunday. He said a wind turbine four miles south of Zearing … Continue reading Zap! Unlucky Iowa wind turbine hit by storm, finished off by lightning
Upward-moving lightning, Created by tall structures. The theory is that as turbinesmove through they build up a charge that then causes upward moving lightning, often in clusters.
There is a credible amount of peer reviewed research linking buildings and large towers to cloud-to-ground lightning in snowstorms. Shocking, right? Since cloud-to-ground lightning is what is most dangerous to us (though accounts for a minority of lightning compared to intracloud and cloud-to-cloud), it is worth a further look. Christopher Schultz, a research meteorologist at … Continue reading Skyscrapers, Towers, And Wind Turbines May Be Causing Thunder Snow
The wind industry and those that promote it look more ridiculous, by the day. An entirely weather dependent power source, abandoned a couple of centuries back for pretty obvious reasons, exhibits all the resilience of a snowflake in summer. The irony that some ordinary old meteorological phenomenon (wind, rain and lightning) can easily knock wind […] … Continue reading Irony Alert: Weather Destroys Weather Dependent Power Source – Lightning Incinerating Wind Turbines — STOP THESE THINGS