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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
Pryor Mountain, MontanaFour of the 114 giant wind turbines marring the landscape near Pryor Mountain, Montana - photo by Mark HollowayDec 24, 2020
GreeceGreece - photo from Ελεύθερα Βουνά χωρίς αιολικά (Save Greek Mountains)Dec 22, 2020
Ellsworth, IllinoisTwin Groves Wind Farm near Ellsworth, Illinois, May 29, 2019 - photo by David ProeberJun 03, 2020

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Scansano, Toscana, ItalyScansano, Toscana, Italy - 2-MW Gamesa G90’s, 112 m (367.5 ft) - from Gamesa
Clearance and road building for Record Hill wind project in Roxbury, MaineClearance and road building for Record Hill wind project in Roxbury, Maine
Criterion Wind, Oakland, MarylandCriterion Wind Park is a 70 MW wind energy facility in Oakland, Maryland which is comprised of 28 clipper 2.5 MW turbines - photo by courtesy of Aristeo Construction
Desert Sky, Texas - constructionDesert Sky, Texas - construction
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.
Wind turbine baseSteel rebar ready for the concrete - photo by Uwe Eichler
Lifting rotor for 263-foot wind turbine on Stetson Mountain in Washington County, MaineA crew lifts a rotor for a 263-foot wind turbine on Stetson Mountain in Washington County (Maine) - from Reed & Reed, Woolwich
September 15, 2008: high winds caused blade to strike tower, bringing down the whole nacelle and blade assemblyOn September 15, 2008, high winds at the Searsburg facility in Vermont caused a blade to strike the tower, bringing down the whole nacelle and blade assembly.

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