Pictures from Kansas

GE Turbine collapse in Kansas

Ge-kansas-turbine-collapse_thumb A GE 1.85 MW turbine (#D12) with an 87-meter rotor collapsed at the Buffalo Dunes wind farm, located near Garden City, Kansas. The failure occurred in the morning of Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. It was not clear at the time if weather was a factor. An investigation is underway. 
23 Dec 2014

Spearville, KS wind plant (2005)

Spearville-ks2005_closeup_thumb USGS image showing a portion of the Spearville, Kansas wind facility site prior to the construction of roads and turbines bases. This project includes 67 GE (1.5MW) turbines for an installed capacity of 100.5 megawatts. The red dots identify proposed turbine locations.
21 Sep 2007

Spearville (KS)

13126_256_thumb Courtesy photo A view from the air of the completed Spearville wind farm and its 67 turbines includes Main Street and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in the foreground.
18 Oct 2006

Blairsburg (IW)

Wind-power-vert-tall_t180_thumb A wind-collecting unit, above, stands more than 60 feet tall outside Blairsburg, Iowa, where one of the largest wind power experiments in the U.S. dots the landscape.
5 Sep 2006
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