Pictures from USA

1139-feet setback in Mason County Michigan

Cary-mason_countymi_thumb The Lake Winds Energy Park erected and owned by Consumers Energy Company consists of 56 Vestas V-100 turbines (100 megawatts) each standing 476'. This image shows one turbine sited 1139' from a residence. The project is scheduled to go online before the end of 2012. The house shown in the picture has 13 turbines within a mile of the property and 22 within a mile and one half.
23 Sep 2012

Spring Valley wind facility

Springvalleywind_thumb The Spring Valley Wind project towers over nearby vehicles. The project, located 30 miles east of Ely, Nevada, includes 66 Siemens 2.3 MW machines. The Spring Valley project went online August 8, 2012 and is the first in the State of Nevada.
22 Jun 2012

Vestas blade shreds in the wind

Img_2685_001_thumb Two blades shattered on a recently installed Vestas V100 1.8 MW under windy conditions. Blade debris was thrown more than 1000 feet from the turbine site in a working farm field. The turbine was part of the Timber Road II facility located in Ohio just beyond the Indiana state line. The project is owned by Portuguese-based EDP Renewables.
24 Apr 2012
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