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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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How Green Was My TurbineAnother poem/cartoon (about “green tags”) from beat poodle Fred Milton, graciously provided by Lynda Barry
Little Cheyne Court on the Romney MarshesLittle Cheyne Court on the Romney Marshes East of Rye and North of Camber, in East Sussex near the Kent border. Each of the 26 Nordex N90 wind turbines at the site is 377ft (115m) high and weighs over 275 tonnes. The site was built by Npower at a cost of £50million, and was officially opened in 2009. Photo by courtesy of Oast House Archive.
Significant alignment of wind generation in Scotland with wind generation in England and WalesRegional differences in wind generation significantly affect the requirement for transmission reinforcement, but there is significant alignment of wind generation in Scotland with wind generation in England and Wales, i.e., little diversity. (From NETS SQSS Review, Industry Review Group Wind Criteria Workshop: Scottish and Southern Energy, SP Transmission, and National Grid)
Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
Wind energy facility in TennesseeWind energy facility in Tennessee
The madness over wind turbinesThe madness over wind turbines: from the dream of environmentally friendly energy to highly subsidized destruction of the countryside
Shin Izumo, Shimane, JapanFrom Eurus Energy
Wind turbine burns in ScotlandA wind turbine near Dalry and Ardrossan in North Ayrshire caught fire during Scotland's extreme weather on Dec 8th 2011. Filmed by producer and cameraman James Alcock.

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