By David Wahl and Philippe Giguere
This brief industry paper specifies a minimum setback of 1.5 times the tower height plus the rotor diameter (not radius) from any occupied structure, road, or public use area for safety from ice throw. Site-specific conditions may require a greater distance.
Download original document: “Ice Shedding and Ice Throw – Risk and Mitigation”
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