Pictures filed under Safety

Turbine collapse in Japan

Turbine_falls_after_tower_snaps_thumb A 38-ton wind turbine crashed 50 meters to the ground in Kyoto Prefecture after the steel column supporting it snapped. The massive Dutch-made turbine, which sat atop a Japanese-made steel column, was part of a mountain wind farm. It was put up in 2001 with an expected life of at least 17 years.
16 Mar 2013

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

Vestas turbine blades shredded in high winds

Payne_oh_wind_turbine_damage_4-24-2012_011_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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