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PRINCETON — On February 21, when Princeton Light Department Manager Jonathan Fitch drove over Westminster Road to check on the windmills, he got an unpleasant surprise.
Human error has been blamed for a fire which destroyed a wind turbine at the Nissan car plant on Wearside.
SEARSBURG — Most of the wind turbines are spinning in the breeze but one tower stands still, like an injured teammate on the sideline with a broken arm.
A provision tucked into a massive Coast Guard authorization bill could stop the Cape Wind debate in its tracks.
WASHINGTON - Inside the Beltway, he's made his name as a champion for tapping oil resources in his own state - and for telling the federal government to butt out.
Many other members of the church feel the same as I do. When we spoke to the council members, they stated that our insurance would not cover this damage and wondered whom you approach to pay for it.
Coimbatore: With the Indian Air Force expressing concern over the safety of aircraft, while landing and taking off, due to tall structures, including windmills in the vicinity of Sulur Airport, Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) has appealed to its members to paint the mills in red and white patterns.
Plans to put up a wind farm near Heath Hayes have hit turbulence - because the proposed scheme is on the flight path to Birmingham Airport.
HOLLAND -- Airport officials don't want modern, sky-high versions of windmills near the Tulip City Airport.
MINOT, N.D. Wind towers south of here are undergoing repairs. The wind generators on the east side of U.S. Highway 83, about 10 miles south of Minot, have not been spinning to produce electricity for the last couple of months. Crews have been working to replace gear boxes.
UXBRIDGE -- An Uxbridge resident speculates the distraction of a nearby windmill is responsible for his car being rear-ended recently.
A $3 MILLION wind farm turbine caught fire while dozens shut down at the time South Australia most needed them - when a heatwave left 63,000 South Australian homes without power last month.
BEAR CREEK TWP. – The proposed addition of nine massive wind turbines around Crystal Lake would prevent nature lovers from accessing public land, according to testimony at a zoning hearing on Tuesday.
A spokeswoman for the company said a report into how the fire began was due to be completed within days.
A CONTROVERSIAL windfarm planned for one of Scotland's most scenic areas is among developments that pose a potential risk to aircraft safety, aviation chiefs have warned.
Engineers from Melbourne will today begin inspecting the scene of a $3 million fire at the Lake Bonney wind farm.
"Most windfarms are near roads, railways, or walking paths, and the dangers are obvious."
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho Blades on two turbines at the Wolverine Creek wind farm have snapped, forcing crews to shut them down for repairs.
Newcastle Airport officials confirmed last night that they were concerned about the Kiln Pit Hill plan because two of the turbines would be visible on their radar.
Fears over the safety of wind turbines have been raised by residents fighting plans for the region's biggest windfarm after a North mast caught fire before Christmas