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Oil leaks from 10-year-old wind turbineOil leaking from the 10-year-old Vestas wind turbines in the “Blue Creek Wind Farm” in Paulding and Van Wert Counties, OhioNov 21, 2023
Markbygden, SwedenMarkbygden, Sweden - when completed, this is to be the largest windpower facility in Europe - it is majority-owned by the Chinese power company CGN and is contracted to sell the power to Norsk Hydro in NorwayNov 17, 2023
Wind turbine foundation - Hawkesdale, AustraliaThis concrete and steel rebar foundation that will be buried forever is for one of the 23 4.2-MW wind turbines of the Hawkesdale facility near Warambool, Victoria, AustraliaNov 11, 2023
Ontario electricity supply, 2-7 November 2023This graph from IESO, captured by Parker Gallant, shows the electricity supply in Ontario from 2 to 7 November 2023, clearly showing that as the wind dies, natural gas fills in - wind: green; gas; blue; hydro; light blue; nuclear: orangeNov 11, 2023

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Unweighted, C-weighted, and LAeq(LF) levels, but not A-weighted level, drop when turbines shut downUnweighted, C-weighted, and LAeq(LF) levels, but not A-weighted level, drop when turbines shut down
Wind-power generation (blue) does not correlate with demand (red)Bonneville Power Administration, April 2010 - 30 days superimposed: demand (red), wind energy generation (blue), and solar (yellow), averages over the 30 days in color-highlighted black lines - from Barnhart et al, doi:10.1039/C3EE41973H

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