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This turbine is located in Aragon province, Spain
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.
Around $2m damage has been caused in what is believed to be the first wind turbine fire in Australia at the Lake Bonnay windfarm. This article appeared in the Adelaide Sunday Mail 12 February 2006 .
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.
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.
HOLLAND -- Airport officials don't want modern, sky-high versions of windmills near the Tulip City Airport.
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.
A spokeswoman for the company said a report into how the fire began was due to be completed within days.
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 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.
A 200ft wind turbine in Wearside which burst into flames on Christmas Eve last year. The 75ft fibreglass blades burnt off and fell to the ground leading police to close two roads close to the tower. Residents from miles around reported thick black smoke emanating from the turbine at the Nissan factory - Inset picture courtesy of Sunderland Echo