Wind Turbine Failures
Did Wind Turbines Fail During Hurricane Sandy?
By Jeff Siegel
Friday, November 9th, 2012
There's barely a day that goes by when I don't read some bullshit story about how wind farms are killing birds, giving people migraines or blowing up during heavy storms.
The rhetoric is so old and tired, it's really become laughable.
So needless to say, I was quite pleased to read an honest piece this morning that took a closer look at how 3,500 megawatts of wind turbine capacity handled Hurricane Sandy. It was an objective analysis that I thought you might like to read for yourself.
You can link to it here.
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