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Ellsworth, IllinoisTwin Groves Wind Farm near Ellsworth, Illinois, May 29, 2019 - photo by David ProeberJun 03, 2020
Fire: Texas, March 8, 2020Fire, March 8, 2020, between Taft and Portland, TexasMar 11, 2020
Foundation slabThe steel and concrete base of the wind turbine is built on this foundation - photo by Uwe EichlerDec 29, 2019
Wind turbine baseSteel rebar ready for the concrete - photo by Uwe EichlerDec 29, 2019

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Blade being guided into placeAs the crane operator lifts a blade into position, a worker inside the rotor assembly helps guide the blade in. Once in place, 270 bolts attach the blade to the assembly. Smoky Hills Wind Farm near Lincoln in central Kansas. Thad Allton, Topeka Capital-Journal.
National protest, FranceNational protest, Oct. 6, 2007, Paris, France, at Ecology Ministry - Collectif du 6 octobre
Wind energy production below the average of 16.4% of capacity about 65% of the timeLevel of wind energy production by total quarter-hours over 2003 in German Eon Netz grid - output was below the average of 16.4% of capacity about 65% of the time
Wind turbine sizes over the yearsNote significant increase in wind turbine size in 2000 - from Garrad Hassan
Seven Trees Road near Hallett, South AustraliaSeven Trees Road near Hallett, South Australia - Suzlon S-88 V3 2.1-MW turbines, 125 m tall - Proposed to have around 200 turbines when the 5 stages are complete. Hallett 1-4 are currently operating, but have had significant noise issues. 16 turbines of the 34 turbines at Hallett 2 were turned off at night because of tonality issues, now supposedly fixed, but according to locals, as noisy as ever. Photos by Mary Morris, Eudunda.
Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
Fire in the Netherlands, October 31, 2006Fire in the Netherlands, October 31, 2006
Lissett, Yorkshire, U.K.Lissett, Yorkshire, U.K. - from Martin Bailey

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