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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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Low winds over 10 days show limitation of storage‘The wind energy deficit — relative to its annual average — over the ten-day period was 246GWh. That is nearly 30 times the capacity of the largest pumped storage hydro facility in the UK and would cost about $37 billion, assuming suitable sites could be found.’ —Windpower Monthly, 22 March 2018
Washing a turbine (detergent)Washing a turbine (detergent)
Cup of tea, dear?"Couple sue for £380k after being driven out of home by noise from wind turbines", Daily Mail, 19th April 2010
Lowell, VermontKingdom Community Wind/Green Mountain Power (Gaz Metro) - Lowell, Vermont
Enercon E-126/6 MW in Emden, GermanyEnercon E-126/6 MW in Emden, Germany - rotor diameter 127 m (417 ft; swept area 12,668 sq.m [3.13 acres]), total height 198.5 m (651 ft)
Turbine destroyed by fire near Garner, Iowa, Oct. 10, 2007Turbine destroyed by fire near Garner, Iowa, Oct. 10, 2007 - photo by Angie Johannsen, Britt News-Tribune
Wind turbine construction, Chatham-Kent, OntarioView of wind turbine construction from Erieau Rd - photo by David Libby
San Patricio County, TexasWind turbines go up earlier this month in San Patricio County southwest of Taft. There are federal regulations that wind farms must follow, such as rules dealing with construction on wetlands and rules dealing with storm water runoff, but none triggers public notice requirements. Photo by Michael Zamora, Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas).

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