January 19, 2020

Dangers of Turbines

 

Witnesses say broken wind turbine caused several hundred acre fire

Source: wattsupwiththat.com The Juniper Fire is now 40 percent contained, according to a press release. The fire is mostly burning in the Pine Creek Drainage…

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Nextera Energy investigates cause of wind turbine fire in West Pubnico

Source: cbc.ca Wind company says work to remove and replace the burned parts will take place in the spring The company that operates a wind…

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Crews respond to wind turbine on fire in Columbia County

Crews are responding Monday to a wind turbine in Columbia County that is on fire. According to Columbia County dispatch, officials received a call at…

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Overheated bearings, gearboxes among causes of wind turbine fires

Wind turbines often catch fire and burn much more frequently than is reported, a study from the UK and Sweden maintains. Researchers at Imperial College…

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Wind turbine blamed for Rhodes Ranch 3 Fire in Mulberry Canyon south of Merkel

A motor on a wind turbine caught fire and is blamed for sparking a wildfire Monday in Mulberry Canyon in southwest Taylor County that has burned…

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It’s ‘exceedingly rare’ for a fire to have engulfed this wind turbine in Iowa

A wind turbine in northwest Iowa caught on fire and one of its blades fell to the ground as seen in a video captured by a…

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Suzanne Albright Executive Member Turbines on Fire

We welcome Suzanne Albright as Executive Member for Turbines on Fire. Ms. Albright is known for her writing on various wind turbine issues; including the…

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DARK SIDE OF “GREEN”: WIND TURBINE NOISE, FIRES, ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, AND FATALITIES RAISE SERIOUS SAFETY CONCERNS NEAR RESIDENTIAL HOMES

   Wind Turbine Fires Signal End of Land-Based Wind Turbines Posted by Long Islander on April 5, 2018 at 7:48pm Hanover, Massachusetts, Oklahoma and Presque…

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InvEnergy California Ridge Windfarm Turbine Failure

November 21, 2013 http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com OAKWOOD, IL. (ECWd) - Early this morning, there was a wind turbine failure at the California Ridge Wind Farm just north…

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160-foot blade breaks off western NY wind turbine

November 18, 2013 http://www.kentucky.com ORANGEVILLE, N.Y. — A 160-foot-long blade has broken off a turbine at a western New York wind farm, but no injuries resulted…

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Taming Turbine Fires Before They Start: It’s when, not if…

Author: Scott Starr Volume: May/June 2011 http://www.nacleanenergy.com According to reports, the cost of a fire that damages or destroys a wind turbine can be as much as…

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Dead in fire wind turbine Ooltgensplaat

October 30, 2013 http://www.nltimes.nl   A wind turbine caught fire Tuesday afternoon in Ooltgensplaat on Goeree-Overflakkee, costing the lives of two mechanics. Four mechanics were…

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Letter to Premier Wynne and Ministers Dangers of Catastrophic Failure

April 9, 2013 Letter to Premier Wynne and Ministers, In the early morning hours of April 2, 2013 there was a catastrophic failure of a…

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Three million dollar 187 Ton Wind Turbine Crashes From 200 Feet

Mar-10-10 http://www.democraticunderground.com   Three million dollar 187 Ton Wind Turbine Crashes From 200 Feet, Waking the Neighbor Across the Street. The guy who lives across the…

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Concern over wind farms and fires

March 13, 2013 http://www.yasstribune.com.au   Residents around the Yass Valley are worried wind turbines will put their properties at risk from bushfires. The recent Cobbler…

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A Huge Flash of Blue

http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/node/2734   “I saw a huge flash of blue out on the side of the hill where the windmills were. It started in the middle…

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Wuthering Heights: The Dangers of Wind Power

08/20/2007 http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/wuthering-heights-the-dangers-of-wind-power-a-500902.html Wuthering Heights: The Dangers of Wind Power By Simone Kaiser and Michael Fröhlingsdorf Wind turbines continue to multiply the world over. But as…

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Dangers of Wind Power

Credits: ©Augu Spiegel Online International By Simone Kaiser and Michael Fröhlingsdorf http://www.solaripedia.com/13/25/dangers_of_wind_power.html August 2007   Spiegel Online International   Wind turbines continue to multiply the world…

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A timely reminder before fire seasons start in Australia

Dr Sarah Laurie, MD, September 26, 2011 Many of us have expressed our ongoing legitimate concerns about the fire issues with respect to turbines, which include…

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