Video – Failure of a wind turbine

This video should provide some food for thought for people who believe that wind energy is clean and safe.

Here is another video that details some of the mechanical and business risks associated with wind energy developments. This is not a spectacular failure, but one where a manufacturing or engineering problem has resulted in a lengthy shutdown and a failure to produce electricity.

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  1. Soylent says:

    I’ve seen people actually suggest with a straight face that when the wind really picks up, having a wind turbine is like printing money. Needless to say, I begged to differ.