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Officials investigating turbine fire  

Credit:  The Daily News, thedailynewsonline.com 20 January 2012 ~~

WETHERSFIELD – Officials are investigating what caused a fire Monday at a Noble Environmental Power wind turbine.

“On Jan. 16 a transformer failed at the base of a wind turbine,” said Asset Management Director Brad Hastings. “There were no injuries. The transformer was replaced and the turbine resumed operation later that day.”

Noble Environmental Power operates two wind farms in Wyoming County. The Noble Wethersfield project includes 84 turbines, while Noble Bliss includes 67 turbines.

Source:  The Daily News, thedailynewsonline.com 20 January 2012

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