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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 7, 2012

Items of Interest: 1-“He also noted that wind farms are attractive to investors because government subsidies are often available to support their construction.”  “You’ll probably see more of them being erected up and down the ridges, unless the government decides … Continue reading

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Altona NY – Wind turbine catches fire … an earlier one just fell over, then started a fire.

Altona, NY:  Saturday night, January 28, 2012 – Wind Turbine Catches Fire “people driving by the windfarm called in to report the fire“ Altona, NY:  March 17, 2009, Turbine Collapses, Wiring Blamed AT Note:  We keep raising the preparedness issue in … Continue reading

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Flaming wind turbine alert! Grab a chair and bring along some marshmallows.

In an earlier post we discussed our concern for the “Just let them burn and they will eventually burn out” fire fighting technique offered by the developer of the wind project high on the Allegheny Front in Mineral County, West … Continue reading

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“I’m watching a (wind) turbine on my land on fire, throwing fire balls on my property”

“Just let them burn and they will eventually burn out.”  That was the advice provided by Joe Bocian, project manager for the Pinnacle wind project under construction on the top of the Allegheny Front above Keyser, WV, in the event … Continue reading

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Note to wind turbine firefighters: “Just let them burn and they will eventually burn out.”

If you’re not familiar with the Pinnacle wind facility, it’s located along the Allegheny Front in Mineral County West Virginia.  The road to the summit of Green Mountain, where the turbines are located, might best be described as a combined … Continue reading

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