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  • After one of its wind turbines threw a ten-ton blade in Imperial County, Siemens Energy has shut down all its turbines worldwide that ... In a statement provided to ReWire , Siemens Energy said it would be "curtailing" -- slowing or ...
  • ... after a blade came loose at the Ocotillo Express Wind facility in Imperial County earlier this month, facility operator ... completely removed. Ocotillo resident Parke Ewing told ReWire that the blade throw incident on May 16 happened during a period of ...
  • The 315-megawatt Ocotillo Express Wind project in Imperial County is shut down today after a 10-ton blade came loose from one of the project's 112 Siemens wind turbines , landing about 100 yards away on a public road. ... and then tumbled," Ocotillo resident Parke Ewing told ReWire . "I'd say the end of the blade that had been connected to the rotor ...
  • Is there really enough wind in Ocotillo to justify the area's wind turbines ? That's a ... on social media. According to turbine manufacturer Siemens , the Ocotillo Express facility can generate power with wind ... at what percentage of the turbines' maximum capacity ReWire hasn't yet puzzled out. As far as the California Energy ...
  • ... its solar thermal division in late June. Now, the head of Siemens' wind division is leaving "by mutual agreement to pursue new career ... Energy Sector, in a corporate statement as oblique as any ReWire has seen, though perhaps it lost something in translation. ...
  • An enclosed wind turbine design that may be safer for wildlife and the public is ... to its manufacturers. FloDesign 's enclosed wind turbines could also offer more efficient conversion of wind energy with ... . Some of the aerodynamic engineering terminology made ReWire's metaphoirical eyes glaze over a bit, but the basics are relatively ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, ... analysis of the problems with comparing cat bird kills to wind turbine wildlife mortality is a bit of a sleeper. We published it ... friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World' : An ...
  • ... of the death of a golden eagle at the North Sky River wind facility on January 29. The eagle was found near a North Sky River ... that may have been killed due to contact with wind turbines , to contact us," said Jill Birchell, special agent in charge of the ...
  • A Portland-based wind company is walking away from a controversial project near Joshua Tree ... Manager for the BLM's California Desert District, told ReWire that Element Power filed a formal "Request to Relinquish" its permit ... told ReWire that opponents aren't letting their guard down , and will continue to push for formal protection for the mesas. "It ...
  • A large wind turbine burst into flame late Friday night in the mountains above ... group Friends of Mojave at which fire danger of wind turbines had been discussed. ... -- especially if those oils are old or dirty. Fortuna told ReWire that many of the large turbines in the area develop significant ...

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