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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
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
Ellsworth, IllinoisTwin Groves Wind Farm near Ellsworth, Illinois, May 29, 2019 - photo by David ProeberJun 03, 2020

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Nextera Energy (Florida Power and Light) remove a bald eagle nest in a cottonwood tree to clear the way for a road in a wind energy facilityOn Jan. 6, 2012, in Fisherville, Ontario, Nextera Energy (Florida Power and Light) removed a bald eagle nest in a cottonwood tree to clear the way for a road in a wind energy facility
Pinnebog Wind, Bad Axe, MichiganThe Pinnebog Windpark, near Bad Axe, MI, consists of 30 wind turbine generators that stand 96 meters tall at the turbine hub. Aristeo’s contract with DTE energy includes construction of access roads, turbine foundations, turbine erection, installation of the electrical collection system, tower wiring, site restoration, and expansion of the existing Pinnebog Substation. Each foundation contains over 440 CY of concrete and includes ~40 tons of reinforcing steel. Photo by Aristeo Construction.
Size comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jetSize comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jet - in feet as well as meters
Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
Substation for wind turbines, Churubusco, New YorkSubstation for wind turbines, Churubusco, New York - Christinne Muschi, New York Times
Turbine blades on trucks in Brittany, FranceTurbine blades on trucks in Brittany, France - copyright David Robinson
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.

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