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Discarded wind turbine blades, Sweetwater, TexasDiscarded wind turbine blades in Sweetwater, Texas - photo by Eli Rosen
Concrete pour - ShetlandConcrete pour for underground foundation of one wind turbine of the 103 total in the Viking Energy facility on Shetland, Scotland - photo from Viking Energy
Oil leaking from wind turbine, Latimer, Iowa3-year-old turbine just west of Latimer, Iowa - photo by Landon Plagge
Costa da MorteWind turbines in Costa da Morte, Spain
Substation for Vineyard WindSubstation for the 804-MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind energy project - photo by courtesy of Doug Lindley
Pouring concrete for an underground wind turbine basePouring concrete for an underground wind turbine base - Nebraska - photo by Walker Pickering
Wind turbine fire near Elkton, MichiganWind turbine fire, April 1, 2019, near Elkton, Michigan - photo from Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson
Desecration of wild landscape in ShetlandShetland, Scotland, 35 turbines completed, 50 in process, and then another 18 - total 103 - Viking Energy - photo from the Shetland Times, by John Coutts
Concrete pour for underground wind turbine foundationConcrete pour for underground wind turbine foundation - Capital Energy, “Buseco” in Asturias, Spain
Wind turbine fire, Greenwood, N.Y.Wind turbine fire, Greenwood, N.Y., March 28, 2023 - photo from Wellsville Sun
Wieringermeer wind energy facility, The NetherlandsWieringermeer wind energy facility, The Netherlands’ largest. Now called Princess Ariane Wind Farm. All of the power nominally goes to a single Microsoft data center. Photo by Rixt de Boer (who had to move away because of the noise)
Wind turbine hub: oily dirt and missing nose coneVestas 1.65-megawatt wind turbine, missing its nose cone, at Portland General Electric’s Biglow Canyon wind farm in Wasco County, Oregon, 2022 - Photographer: Dave Killen/The Oregonian
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