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
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 | 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
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