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What happens to old/broken BigWind BLADES?

How many of you have heard that dead/obsolete wind turbines can be recycled? This is a common myth. If the average wind turbine lasts a mere 10-15 years (per some very good studies), then we have A LOT of blades going to landfills over the next few decades, as wind sites explode across our continent! … Continue reading What happens to old/broken BigWind BLADES?

How ‘green’ is BigWind’s 45 tons of concrete and 630 yards of concrete PER turbine?

We invite you to look at the photos at http://www.cashton.com/North_Wind_Turbine_Const-DM-CS-SB-2-reduced-in-size.pdf . These pictures are wonderful views of wind “farmers” planting 45 tons of rebar and 630 yards of concrete to grow one wind turbine.  How 'green' is this? It is certain nothing else will ever “grow” in this field. Can you imagine the quality of the field … Continue reading How ‘green’ is BigWind’s 45 tons of concrete and 630 yards of concrete PER turbine?

Weren’t we told that BigWind was “safe”?

Wasn't an Ohio community recently told that these turbines are "safe"? How far away will one of these things fly in high winds? Additionally, look at the complications of dealing with such a "rare" incident- I guarantee you this- these incidents will become significantly less "rare" as we blanket our farmlands with these industrial machines. … Continue reading Weren’t we told that BigWind was “safe”?