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Wind turbine rotor diameters over time - graphic from VestasSep 10, 2021
Remains of a forest in SwedenPhoto by courtesy of Motvind SverigeSep 02, 2021
Converter station, Upper Kergord, ShetlandConverter station for wind energy facility, Upper Kergord, Shetland - photo by courtesy of Save ShetlandJun 08, 2021
Oil stains from nacelle and blade hubGamesa 2-MW turbine in the "Top of Iowa II" facility grimed with oil stains - photo by Julie Kuntz, Feb. 28, 2021Mar 02, 2021

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Wind turbine in MinnesotaVestas 1.65-MW, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., recorded Sept. 26, 2006, by Patrick Kelley
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)
Cotes de Champagne, FranceCotes de Champagne, France
One blade on long trailerOne blade on long trailer
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
Steel-reinforced concrete baseFor Vestas V100 (1.8 MW), Cerro San Antón wind energy facility, Lillo, Toledo, Spain - photo by Francesco Miceli
Granite Reliable, New HampshirePieces of a Vesta V90-3MW wind turbine, as seen during a plane ride with pilot Rob Roy of Colebrook on September 26, are put into perspective when compared to the workhouse and pickup truck sitting nearby. Once erected, each turbine has a diameter of 90 meters. The string of windmills will stretch 14.5 miles in length in the Unincorporated Places of Millsfield, Dixville, Odell and Erving’s Location. It is expected to go on-line by the end of the year. (Claire Lynch photo, The News and Sentinel)
We the people versus power companies and wind developersWe the people - reclaim independence from power companies and wind developers - from Rock County Tax-Payers for a Better Renewable Energy Plan

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