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Wind turbine rotor diameters over time - graphic from VestasSep 10, 2021
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Remains of a forest in SwedenPhoto by courtesy of Motvind SverigeSep 02, 2021
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Converter station, Upper Kergord, ShetlandConverter station for wind energy facility, Upper Kergord, Shetland - photo by courtesy of Save ShetlandJun 08, 2021
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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 sizes over the yearsNote significant leap in 2000 - from http://engineering.case.edu/emac/news/Carbon-Nanotube-Reinforced
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Don Quixote against the giantsThe moment their arms spun freely in our air, they were doomed - for Man has earned his right to hold this planet against all comers, by virtue of occasionally producing someone totally batshit insane. From xkcd.com
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Installing the blades at the Blue Grass Ridge wind farm in Gentry County, MissouriWorkers use a crane to install the blades of a 2.1 megawatt wind turbine at the Blue Grass Ridge wind farm in Gentry County, Missouri
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November 2010 - Foote Creek Rim, WyomingNovember 2010 - Foote Creek Rim - Mitsubishi 600 kW - photo by Trent Brome
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Lincoln Township, Kewaunee County, WisconsinWisconsin Public Service’s 14-turbine project in Lincoln Township in Kewaunee County include these five turbines. The 9-megawatt project was completed in 1999. [These are 660-kilowatt Vestas V-47 models, tower height 213 feet, total height 290 feet.] - Gina Duwe, Janesville Gazette.
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Open-pit mine for rare-earth mineralsThis open-pit operation extracts several rare-earth minerals essential to the magnets used in electric motors for hybrid engines and wind turbines - photo by Chad Ress
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Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
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Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby

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