Failures, Structures, Blades, and Oil Leaks
Ragheb, M. Safety of Wind Systems. 6-10-2016
May 18, 2018 , Research and Development of the Wind Turbine Reliability
Yao Li, Caichao Zhu, Chaosheng Song, Jianjun Tan. The State of Key Laboratory of Mechanical Transmissions, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China.
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications
2018; 6(2): 35-45
June, 2013, Report on Wind Turbine Subsystem Reliability ─ A Survey of Various Databases Shuangwen (Shawn) Sheng, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/PR-5000-59111
01.06.2017. Wear Analysis of Wind Turbine Bearings, Nacef Tazi, Eric Châtelet, Youcef Bouzidi. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH.
N. Tazi et al., Vol.7, No.4, 2017
Iberdrola project blade fail. The Nurlu wind energy facility suffered a catastrophic blade failure. http://www.windaction.org
Pictures filed under Structural Failure. Photos of turbine and blade failures…
February 25, 2017 Scottish Wind Power Company Attempts to Cover Up Turbine Collapse
September 26, 2016 Defects found in a number of turbine foundations at the 74MW Hardscrabble project in New York State.
May 13, 2017 Wind-power pollution: turbine oil seeps into the land in Mexico
CASTROL’S LIQUID ENGINEERS. Wind Turbine Oils Brochure.
- As Fires Ravaged California, Utilities Lobbied Lawmakers for Protection –
- At least 3 construction-related fires broke out at Ontario wind farm weeks before massive wildfire
- Broken wind turbine dismantled, Great Falls College, Montana
- Do wind turbines lead to more forest fires? — Opinion — Bangor Daily
- Fire hits Ransonmoor wind turbine: machine destroyed
- Flying Burning Debris from Turbine Fire
- Germany’s Wind Farms Are Ticking Time Bombs, A ‘Significant Danger’ To Environment!
- Higher Breakdown Risks and Maintenance Required for Newer Larger Wind Turbines.
- Illinois Road blocked 1/4 mile away from broken turbine because of risk of falling debris.
- Letter: Mechanical engineer with 15 years experience in wind energy, opposes installation of industrial wind power.
- Making the case for wind-turbine fire detection and suppression systems
- Massachusetts, Yet Another “Rare” Turbine Fire Occurrence.
- Massive Ontario forest fire sparked by wind farm construction during extreme fire ban, workers allege.
- McBain Michigan, Wind Turbine Fire
- Michigan Wind Farm Accident Map
- Ohio wind turbine damaged in storm
- Power lines and electrical equipment are a leading cause of California wildfires
- Thai Wind Turbine – Nacelle and Blades falling off leads to probe.
- To Get Wind Power You Need Oil
- Vestas Investigate wind turbine incident in Thailand
- Video: Wind Turbine Fire, Germany
- Video: Wind turbine leaking oil Fond Du Lac County, Wisconsin
- Wind turbine catches fire near Weatherford Oklahoma
- Wind turbine collapses in Northern Ireland, 2015
- Windmill suffers fire damage at Locust Ridge Wind Farm
- Wyoming – Cowboy Fire sparked by wind turbine burning on 1,592 acres |
- Zap! Unlucky Iowa wind turbine hit by storm, finished off by lightning