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Wind turbine rotor diameters over time - graphic from VestasSep 10, 2021
Remains of a forest in SwedenPhoto by courtesy of Motvind SverigeSep 02, 2021
Converter station, Upper Kergord, ShetlandConverter station for wind energy facility, Upper Kergord, Shetland - photo by courtesy of Save ShetlandJun 08, 2021
Oil stains from nacelle and blade hubGamesa 2-MW turbine in the "Top of Iowa II" facility grimed with oil stains - photo by Julie Kuntz, Feb. 28, 2021Mar 02, 2021

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Black Law wind facility, ScotlandBlack Law wind facility, Scotland
Residents of Padubidri, Avaralu, Abbedi, Palimar and Nandikoor (India) - Aug. 22, 2007Residents of Padubidri, Avaralu, Abbedi, Palimar and Nandikoor (India) joined together on Aug. 22, 2007, at the proposed wind energy site of Suzlon Company and urged them to restore the infrastructural facilities damaged by them. The protestors demanded that Suzlon authorities repair the extensively damaged road between Avaralu and Matti, demanded a halt to the encroachment of land and oppressing of the locals, and demanded an explanation for encroaching on the Kanchinadka school grounds. From Daijiworld.
Hoisting the blade assemblyHoisting the blade assembly
Seven Trees Road near Hallett, South AustraliaSeven Trees Road near Hallett, South Australia - Suzlon S-88 V3 2.1-MW turbines, 125 m tall - Proposed to have around 200 turbines when the 5 stages are complete. Hallett 1-4 are currently operating, but have had significant noise issues. 16 turbines of the 34 turbines at Hallett 2 were turned off at night because of tonality issues, now supposedly fixed, but according to locals, as noisy as ever. Photos by Mary Morris, Eudunda.
Ally, FranceAlly, France
Danger Windmills 2 Close 2 PeopleDanger Windmills 2 Close 2 People - Windmills need to be 1 mile away - sticker on Daniel d'Entremont's car (in Nova Scotia)
Size comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jetSize comparison of wind turbine abd Boeing 747 jumbo jet - in meters
Existing and planned wind energy projects in the U.K.Existing and planned wind energy projects in the United Kingdom, according to the British Wind Energy Association, Sept. 25, 2007

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