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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
Pryor Mountain, MontanaFour of the 114 giant wind turbines marring the landscape near Pryor Mountain, Montana - photo by Mark HollowayDec 24, 2020
GreeceGreece - photo from Ελεύθερα Βουνά χωρίς αιολικά (Save Greek Mountains)Dec 22, 2020

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As more wind is added to the grid, its effective capacity, or capacity credit, is progressively lowerAs more wind is added to the grid, its effective capacity, or capacity credit, is progressively lower - from: Dietmar Lindenberger, “Costs of integrating wind energy in Germany”, presented at International Energy Association workshop “Integration of wind power into electricity grids: economic and reliability impacts”, Paris, 25 May 2004
Wind energy production below the average of 16.4% of capacity about 65% of the timeLevel of wind energy production by total quarter-hours over 2003 in German Eon Netz grid - output was below the average of 16.4% of capacity about 65% of the time
Demonstration in GermanyAbout 400 delegates from 118 federations, associations or defense committees came from all over Germany to demonstrate at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. At the end of the demonstration, delegates from various German Landers met in Berlin's House of Cultures to found a national anti-windfarm federation.
Birds and wind turbinesOntario - photo by David Libby
Tehachapi Pass, CaliforniaTehachapi Pass, California
Our thanks to the community!Our thanks to the community! A message from your local wind developer
Night constructionNight construction
Wind turbine destroyed by fireOn January 6, 2017, this 2-MW Repower MM70 wind turbine near Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England, was destroyed by fire

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