Articles filed under Structural Failure

Europe Fire at Engie Electrabel Energy Storage unit releases toxic gas 11 Nov
Australia Mystery surrounds collapse of wind turbine head at Australian Antarctic Division’s Mawson research station 8 Nov
Ontario Exhibition Place wind turbine hasn't produced power since March 12 Oct
Europe Wind turbine collapsed amid high winds on island of Pag 9 Oct
Michigan Blade breaks on DTE turbine 9 Oct
Europe Wind blade breaks, tower crumples like paper 7 Oct
Michigan Turbine blade breaks near Lewisville 29 Sep
Europe Fire hits Dutch wind farm 28 Sep
Europe Technicians hurt in Zeewolde windmill fire 27 Sep
Asia Wind turbine catches fire in shadow of Saga nuclear plant 23 Aug
Denmark Big MHI Vestas test wind turbine on fire 4 Aug
Oklahoma Firefighters respond to wind turbine fire 29 Jul
Ireland SSE forced to fix defects in wind turbine foundations 24 Jul
Oklahoma The public deserves to know problem 22 Jul
Kansas Wind turbine catches fire in Lincoln County 19 Jul
Oklahoma Blade from wind turbine falls into Oklahoma man’s cornfield 19 Jul
USA Nebraska Causes of turbine failures remain a mystery 29 Jun
Michigan 160-foot wind turbine blade snaps, dangles from rotor 27 Jun
Texas Process of investigating turbine collapse to take weeks 22 Jun
Texas And the wind turbine comes tumbling down 22 Jun
Texas Wind turbine collapses in Windthorst 21 Jun
Oklahoma Experimental wind turbine near Hooker collapses 20 Jun
Illinois Lake Land College removes, disassembles damaged wind turbines 14 Jun
Nebraska Wind turbine collapses near Diller; cause unknown 14 Jun
Nebraska Wind Tower Collapses South of Diller 13 Jun
Iowa It's 'exceedingly rare' for a fire to have engulfed this wind turbine in Iowa 8 Jun
Texas Wind Turbine catches fire in Donley County 8 Jun
Iowa Fire destroys wind turbine near Harris 6 Jun
Oklahoma Blade breaks off wind turbine east of Enid 1 Jun
Kansas Wind turbine collapses for no obvious reason. 24 May
Nova Scotia 'Forgotten washer' heard in hub before wind turbine collapsed in Cape Breton 15 May
Massachusetts Fairhaven wind turbine catches fire 27 Apr
Rhode Island Wind turbine at Narragansett beach collapses in storm 14 Mar
Ohio Conneaut assessing damage from turbine lightning strike 1 Mar
South Dakota USA Federal lawsuit faults FAA for 2014 South Dakota plane crash 9 Feb
Europe Italy: a wind turbine disintegrates under the force of the wind 7 Feb
Ireland Wind turbine collapses as storms batter Northern Ireland 3 Feb
Ireland Wind turbine keels over in County Down 3 Feb
UK Safety probe launched after collapse of 480-foot wind turbine in Ayrshire 30 Jan
UK Kilgallioch wind farm turbine incident under investigation 20 Jan
Europe Wind turbine blade tears and breaks on the ground in Nurlu 18 Jan
Michigan Hundreds of Tuscola County wind turbine motors being replaced, design flaw blamed 14 Jan
Pennsylvania Elk Lick turbine drops a blade 12 Jan
UK Innogy investigates cause of Yorkshire wind turbine blaze 9 Jan
Nova Scotia Point Tupper wind turbine collapse remains a mystery 6 Jan
Europe Finland: Fires strike residential buildings, wind turbine 6 Jan
UK Fire destroys wind turbine near to Harrogate 6 Jan
Nova Scotia People near snapped wind turbine say winds were high but not unprecedented 6 Jan
Denmark Storm blows off Vestas blade in Denmark 6 Jan
Nova Scotia Grand Etang collapse came six months after Point Tupper turbine fell 5 Jan
Germany Safety of power-generating wind turbines questioned 5 Jan
Nova Scotia High winds likely caused tower to snap at Grand Etang installation 5 Jan
Nova Scotia Fierce Canadian winds snap turbine like a matchstick 4 Jan
Germany Collapse of wind turbine under investigation 4 Jan
Germany Wind turbine is now scrapped 30 Dec 2016
Europe Vestas still cannot explain why turbine blade blew off 29 Dec 2016
UK Storm Barbara blows blades from wind turbine 24 Dec 2016
Michigan Fire takes down an entire wind turbine, families nearby react 20 Dec 2016
Michigan Wind turbine breaks on snowmobile trail between Minden City and Deckerville 15 Dec 2016
Michigan Wind turbine breaks on snowmobile trail between Minden City and Deckerville 15 Dec 2016
California Wind farm complaints 14 Dec 2016
California Pattern Energy, Siemens determine cause of Ocotillo wind collapse 14 Dec 2016
Michigan Official: Lack of adhesive led to broken turbine blades 9 Dec 2016
California Ocotillo turbine collapse investigation launched 22 Nov 2016
Pennsylvania Windmill fire sends black smoke across the valley 11 Nov 2016
Texas Wind turbine burns near O'Donnell 2 Nov 2016
Turbine fires – a burning issue for the industry 31 Oct 2016
UK ZPMC found responsible for greater Gabbard monopile cracks 28 Oct 2016
Michigan Broken blades on two turbines east of Kinde 22 Oct 2016
Missouri Crane Accident Causes Rotor Collapse At NextEra Wind Farm 20 Oct 2016
Hawaii Siemens Turbine Fails At Sempra’s Auwahi Wind Complex 7 Oct 2016
Hawaii Parts fall off wind turbine 7 Oct 2016
Germany Massive wind turbine catches fire and burns for hours because German fire fighters don't have ladders long enough to tackle the 100m high blaze 29 Aug 2016
Nova Scotia Cape Breton wind turbine was regularly inspected before collapse 26 Aug 2016
Nova Scotia 80-metre wind turbine collapses in Cape Breton in first for Canada 24 Aug 2016
Nova Scotia Wind turbine collapse wreckage in Nova Scotia combed for clues of cause 24 Aug 2016
Nova Scotia ENERCON investigates turbine collapse in Canada 22 Aug 2016
Germany Turbine burns as firefighters watch 5 Aug 2016
Germany Fire at 70 meters - burning turbine 18 Jul 2016
North Carolina Wind Farm Bill Got Caught in Turbulence 8 Jul 2016
Germany Turbine burned - 500,000 euro loss 7 Jul 2016
Are you neglecting your foundations? 6 Jul 2016
New York Wind turbine in Fairfield struck by lightning 2 Jul 2016
California Turbine fire in Oak Creek area gets quick response 29 Jun 2016
Massachusetts The Independence Turbine in Kingston has been shut down due to mechanical problems 21 Jun 2016
Massachusetts Kingston wind turbine shut down indefinitely; Financial problems reported to the Town 19 Jun 2016
UK Shropshire wind turbine lowered over safety fears 13 Jun 2016
Michigan Turbine failure in Sebewaing Township 28 May 2016
California Windmilll fire burns near I-10 28 May 2016
Texas Watch it burn: Multiple Lubbock volunteer fire crews monitor wind turbine fire 25 May 2016
Nevada A huge solar plant caught on fire, and that's the least of its problems 24 May 2016
Nevada Mirrors blamed for fire at world's largest solar plant 19 May 2016
Michigan Out-of-control wind turbine ‘shook itself apart’ in Huron County 6 May 2016
Michigan Explanation given for February's fallen wind turbine in Oliver Township 5 May 2016
Germany Wrecked wind turbine 14 years old 3 May 2016
Michigan Exelon to announce cause of wind turbine collapse 3 May 2016
Ireland Fire breaks out at Wind Turbine near Derrykeighan 28 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Plan calls for turbine to be fixed in 6 months 12 Apr 2016
Ontario Wind turbine at Ferndale leaning 12 Apr 2016
Asia Inferior technology turbines burst into fire 9 Apr 2016

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