Articles filed under Structural Failure

Oklahoma Wind turbine struck by lighting, catches fire 25 Apr
Ohio ONU wind turbine blaze; Ada-Liberty Township Fire Department responses to early morning fire 28 Mar
Leading Edge Erosion: A big problem for wind turbine operators 17 Jan
Europe Swedish wind turbine tower collapsed. Wind turbines in Våler temporarily stopped 14 Jan
Michigan Wind turbine catches fire in Chandler Township 28 Dec 2020
Europe Huge Vestas wind turbine collapses in Northern Sweden in rare accident 23 Nov 2020
Europe 230 meter high wind turbine collapsed 22 Nov 2020
Germany Rotor parts from the wind turbine prototype crashed 16 Nov 2020
Australia Dundonnell wind farm gets green light to expand, loose bolts blamed for blade fall 9 Nov 2020
Nebraska Southeast Nebraska wind turbine breaks a day after installed 26 Oct 2020
Iowa Another Vestas wind turbine blade breaks and falls, this time in Iowa 21 Oct 2020
Fires at wind farms 'underreported over fears of reputational damage' 21 Oct 2020
Iowa MidAmerican Energy takes 46 wind turbines offline after blades fall in rural Iowa 21 Oct 2020
Indiana Another wind turbine blade breaks off in Iowa 20 Oct 2020
Australia Dundonnell wind farm powers back up, still looking for cause of fallen turbine blade 12 Oct 2020
Australia Blade falls from Dundonnell Wind Farm turbine, launching investigation 6 Oct 2020
Illinois Broken wind farm blades worry local farmers, residents near Lexington 29 Sep 2020
UK Wind turbine in Oswaldtwistle causes fire overnight 24 Sep 2020
Iowa 18,000-pound wind turbine blade breaks in Adair County 20 Sep 2020
Europe Second wind power accident in a short time - blades torn apart in Tönsen 18 Sep 2020
Ohio Vestas and EDPR to investigate why V150 blade broke off at Ohio site 10 Sep 2020
Texas Game Ranch Fire continues to burn in Nolan County 5 days later, land owners worried 17 Jul 2020
Texas Gate 5, Buffalo Creek, Game Ranch fires burn thousands of acres across Concho Valley 17 Jul 2020
Texas Wind Turbine Sparks Raging Wildfire 15 Jul 2020
Iowa Turbine issues fixed in Osceola County 30 Jun 2020
Alberta Turbine topples, as does company’s relationship with college 2 Jun 2020
Iowa Faulty blades hamper wind farm production (Part 2) 15 May 2020
UK Windfarm suffers blade damage 15 May 2020
Kansas Turbine damage still a mystery 28 Apr 2020
Iowa Wind turbine suspected to be cause of fire near Sibley 9 Apr 2020
Texas GONE WITH THE WIND: Weekend wind turbine fire leaves more questions than answers on public’s safety 10 Mar 2020
Texas Wind turbine catches fire between Taft and Portland 24 Feb 2020
South America Turbine parts plummet from 100 meters at Omega wind farm in Piauí, Brazil 4 Feb 2020
South America Siemens Gamesa investigates after wind turbine rotor crash in Brazil 4 Feb 2020
New York Blade breaks on wind power turbine in Steuben County 23 Jan 2020
New York Blade breaks off wind turbine in Cohocton 21 Jan 2020
Germany Wind turbine bursts into flames near Germany's Bodenwerder 17 Jan 2020
Asia Fire destroys wind farm turbine in central Vietnam 9 Jan 2020
USA New York Are wind turbines safe? N.Y. accident stirs debate 6 Jan 2020
New York Co-Op City residents happy turbine collapsed, taking out ugly billboard 1 Jan 2020
Europe Wind turbine topples over in Friesland during severe wind warning 9 Dec 2019
Europe Windmill falls on public road in Jorwert, possibly due to wind 9 Dec 2019
Asia Fire at a wind farm in Puttalam 29 Oct 2019
Ontario Pontypool area wind turbine getting replacement blade this November 26 Oct 2019
New Jersey Windmill blade comes flying down onto Ocean Gate front lawn 11 Oct 2019
Europe Heavy smoke: wind turbine suddenly in flames 1 Oct 2019
UK Giant wind turbine destroyed in blaze near major road 27 Sep 2019
Iowa College wind turbine loses blade to lightning strike 21 Sep 2019
USA South America Finally: GE engineer shares reasons for multiple turbine failures 17 Sep 2019
Australia Wind turbine loses blade at Lal Lal Windfarm 16 Sep 2019
USA Top GE engineer lifts lid on wind turbine collapse probe findings 16 Sep 2019
South America Worker injured after GE turbine collapse 6 Sep 2019
South America GE investigates new wind turbine collapse in Brazil 5 Sep 2019
New York Morning storm left a Copenhagen Wind Farm Turbine short a blade 5 Sep 2019
Texas Wind turbine blamed for Rhodes Ranch 3 Fire in Mulberry Canyon south of Merkel 27 Aug 2019
Wisconsin Crews respond to wind turbine on fire in Columbia County 6 Aug 2019
Washington Turbine fire threatens 39 homes; 201 people work to extinguish 24 Jul 2019
Washington Wind turbine to blame for fire that threatened dozens of homes 23 Jul 2019
Nebraska GE probes third turbine collapse at US wind farms this year 10 Jul 2019
Nebraska Upstream wind tower buckles 6 Jul 2019
California Palm Springs windmill catches fire off I-10, then reported spinning out of control 17 Jun 2019
New York Wind turbine fire breaks out at winery: Cops 8 Jun 2019
USA 'Third GE wind turbine collapse would be sign something's wrong': insurer 3 Jun 2019
Oklahoma US wind turbine collapses 'not linked', says GE 31 May 2019
Oklahoma Investigation launched after new US GE wind turbine collapse 24 May 2019
Oklahoma Wind turbine collapses outside Hunter; cause under investigation 23 May 2019
Michigan Blade breaks off wind turbine in Garden Peninsula 22 May 2019
Iowa Wind turbine catches fire in Worth County 30 Apr 2019
Ontario Residents living near wind farm fed up with constant banging noise from damaged blade 30 Apr 2019
Ontario Wind turbine heavily damaged in City of Kawartha Lakes 22 Apr 2019
Ontario Wind turbine blade explodes on Wild Turkey Road near Pontypool 20 Apr 2019
Michigan Fire chief says wind turbines are safe days after Elkton-area fire 4 Apr 2019
Michigan Crews respond to wind turbine fire in Huron County 1 Apr 2019
UK Turbine at Aberdeen Bay down for six weeks due to possible ‘lighting strike’ 22 Mar 2019
Nova Scotia N.S. wind turbine fire presents problem for firefighters 19 Mar 2019
Nova Scotia Nextera Energy investigates cause of wind turbine fire in West Pubnico 19 Mar 2019
Nova Scotia Wind turbine catches fire at Nova Scotia wind farm 16 Mar 2019
Nova Scotia Wind turbine catches fire in West Pubnico 16 Mar 2019
Germany Turbine blade flies 60 meters through air 15 Mar 2019
Germany Bad weather destroys wind turbine near Hahnweiler - Several roads closed 4 Mar 2019
New Mexico High winds topple turbine 20 Feb 2019
Massachusetts Wind turbine to sit idle before likely removal … but project was never bonded 14 Feb 2019
Germany Investigation into shattered turbine blade 10 Feb 2019
Europe Turbine fire near Aljezur raises safety issues 4 Feb 2019
USA The quixotic myth of 'renewable energy' 18 Jan 2019
Denmark Fire in windmill and property in Sørvad 1 Jan 2019
Denmark Vestas wind turbine destroyed by fire; Burning blade crashed into farm building 1 Jan 2019
UK Wind farm turbines wear sooner than expected, says study 30 Dec 2018
Germany Rotor blade of a wind turbine breaks off in Rheinhessen and crashes on field 10 Dec 2018
Michigan Official promises 'complete investigation' into broken turbine 8 Dec 2018
Michigan Wind turbine blade near Port Hope failed early this morning 28 Nov 2018
Australia Ravenshoe wind turbine goes up in flames 13 Nov 2018
Massachusetts Turbines' wings clipped; Two of three down, but owners say they should be running soon 12 Nov 2018
Denmark Rain damage to wind turbines is a serious and potentially costly problem 2 Nov 2018
Asia Thai turbine failure sparks Vestas probe 30 Oct 2018
UK Storm Callum sends wind turbine crashing into field where prize-winning horses graze 13 Oct 2018
Germany Burning wind turbine in Rhede (Germany) 12 Oct 2018
Germany After fires and accidents: FDP calls for wind turbine testing 10 Sep 2018
New York Explosive troubles with Wyoming County Wind Projects 5 Sep 2018
Iowa Zap! Unlucky wind turbine hit by storm, finished off by lightning 3 Sep 2018
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