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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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Pryor Mountain, MontanaFour of the 114 giant wind turbines marring the landscape near Pryor Mountain, Montana - photo by Mark HollowayDec 24, 2020
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GreeceGreece - photo from Ελεύθερα Βουνά χωρίς αιολικά (Save Greek Mountains)Dec 22, 2020
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Ellsworth, IllinoisTwin Groves Wind Farm near Ellsworth, Illinois, May 29, 2019 - photo by David ProeberJun 03, 2020

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Porhoët, FrancePorhoët, France
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Magrath Wind Power Project, Alberta, Canada - 1.5 MW turbineMagrath Wind Power Project, Alberta, Canada - 1.5 MW turbine - photo from Suncor Energy
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Construction of RE Power 5-MW wind turbine: hoisting the nacelleConstruction of RE Power 5-MW wind turbine: hoisting the nacelle (gearbox and generator housing)
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Correlation of wind production and demand essentially randomHourly data from 1 year on the Bonneville Power Authority grid in the Pacific Northwest - With load on the y-axis and wind generation on the x-axis, it is clear that at any load, wind generation was anywhere from 0 to ~1,200 MW and 0 to ~600 MW in the summer months. (Positive correlation means that as load increases, so does wind generation; negative correlation means that as load increases, wind generation decreases; perfect correlation is expressed as 1.0.)
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Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm producing less energy and at higher cost than anticipatedMissouri's Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm in Gentry County is producing less energy and at a higher cost than was anticipated. The goal was to produce 2 percent of Missouri's energy in 2008, at a cost of $80 per megawatt-hour. The actual amount has been between 0.5 percent and 1.4 percent a month.
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Sublette, Illinois - 399' total height, person at base is 5'6"Sublette, Illinois - 399' total height, person at base is 5'6"
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Bleak - Rosslare, IrelandBleak - Rosslare, Ireland
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Wind turbine fire in MichiganNear Elkton, Michigan, April 1, 2019 - photo by Renee Willis, Huron Daily Tribune

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