Another One Bites the Dust: Wisconsin Wind Farm Decommissioned After Just 20 Years

This article discusses the limited longevity of older turbines, statistics are showing that the newer larger turbines have an even shorter average lifespan between 7 and 15 years. Another One Bites the Dust: Wisconsin Wind Farm Decommissioned After Just 20 Years November 21, 2018 |  Isaac Orr in | American Experiment An industrial wind facility … Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust: Wisconsin Wind Farm Decommissioned After Just 20 Years

Higher Breakdown Risks and Maintenance Required for Newer Larger Wind Turbines.

Newer windfarms require more than double the amount of maintenance than older ones, according to an independent inspection firm. September 26, 2018 | David McPhee | Energy Voice Windfarms under five years of age require on average seven repairs per turbine in contrast to those older than that period only needing 2.2 repairs. A report … Continue reading Higher Breakdown Risks and Maintenance Required for Newer Larger Wind Turbines.

Retiring worn-out wind turbines could cost billions that nobody has

Retiring worn-out wind turbines could cost billions that nobody has  | Energy Central | Source:  Valley Morning Star HARLINGEN - This is a story about death and resurrection, and as with all such stories, faith plays its part. And here, as we confront the end days of a wind turbine, our story begins. Deregulating the field … Continue reading Retiring worn-out wind turbines could cost billions that nobody has