Tag: blade shear

Van Wert, Ohio Turbine BREAKS and throws debris >800 feet!

  This blade failure happened Saturday in Van Wert County, Ohio. Second failure here in Van Wert in less then 7 yrs of operation. Here are the significant FACTS about this failure: This wasn’t a storm incident with high winds and still managed to throw debri over 800’. The debri from this turbine was thrown … Continue reading Van Wert, Ohio Turbine BREAKS and throws debris >800 feet!

Why would you need insurance if you have a deal with BigWind?

How could such a deal with wonderful clean/green/renewable machine go ary? I thought they were designed to last decades? I thought there would be little, if any, O&M? I thought the taxpayers would foot most of the bill? I thought everyone loved these things? I thought they had lightning arrestors? Thank you to this insurance … Continue reading Why would you need insurance if you have a deal with BigWind?