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Wind turbine rotor diameters over time - graphic from VestasSep 10, 2021
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Remains of a forest in SwedenPhoto by courtesy of Motvind SverigeSep 02, 2021
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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
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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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Use caution due to possible ice sheddingBy courtesy of “Tundra Swans” https://twitter.com/TundraSwans/status/778912395926253568
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Horns Rev, Denmark (off shore) - no natural horizonHorns Rev, Denmark (off shore) - no natural horizon
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Sublette, IllinoisSublette, Illinois - Gamesa G-87s, 256' tower, 286' diameter blades, total height 399' - 1/2 mile from house
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Low winds over 10 days show limitation of storage‘The wind energy deficit — relative to its annual average — over the ten-day period was 246GWh. That is nearly 30 times the capacity of the largest pumped storage hydro facility in the UK and would cost about $37 billion, assuming suitable sites could be found.’ —Windpower Monthly, 22 March 2018
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Fond du Lac County, WisconsinFond du Lac County, Wisconsin
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St. Leon, Manitoba, Canada - the nearest turbine is 800 meters (one-half mile) from the houseSt. Leon, Manitoba, Canada - the nearest turbine is 800 meters (one-half mile) from the house
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Remains of a forest in SwedenPhoto by courtesy of Motvind Sverige
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Substation and high-voltage transmission lines, Mendota Hills, IllinoisSubstation and high-voltage transmission lines, Mendota Hills, Illinois

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