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Wind turbine damaged in storm

The damaged turbine was one of 30 Vestas V110 2.2 turbines at the Hog Creek Wind facility that is owned and operated by EDP REnewables. The project was placed in service at the end of 2017.

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 hour Wednesday morning. 

A spokesperson for the company said they are currently assessing the damage to figure out exactly what happened.

The turbine damaged was located  on County Road 125 near County Road 30 near Dola.


Source: http://wktn.com/local-news/...

APR 4 2018
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