It could be a major safety hazard, windmills near the 1-10 in North Palm Springs crashing down to the ground. It happened yesterday, and now there's an investigation as to why the wind turbine, nearly 200 feet fell. "It went into overspeed, some sort of maintainence or some sort of malfunction," said Jeff Welton of the Palm Springs based Wintec Energy.
Library filed under Structural Failure from California
This news report was submitted to Windaction.org by Scott Jackson, a reseller of Redriven windmills. Mr. Jackson is seeking to get the Redriven turbine de-certified in the State of California for safety reasons.
City officials continue to investigate and keep tabs on how a Florida power company is meeting requirements for repairing their damaged and malfunctioning windmills here. ...FPL/NER owns and operates approximately 60 wind turbines in question. It's astonishing that there is a reported 40 percent that are malfunctioning, in disrepair, or need maintenance.
The fire was caused by burning debris from a wind turbine that caught fire due to a malfunction.