The wind industry and those that promote it look more ridiculous, by the day. An entirely weather dependent power source, abandoned a couple of centuries back for pretty obvious reasons, exhibits all the resilience of a snowflake in summer.
The irony that some ordinary old meteorological phenomenon (wind, rain and lightning) can easily knock wind turbines out of the game is, no doubt, lost on the wind cult. Surely, these incidents must be the result of some evil fossil-fuelled conspiracy?
When Hurricane Maria visited Puerto Rico last year, she managed to splatter wind turbine blades all over the island, leaving residents completely powerless: Weather Dependent Wind Power: Leaves Hurricane Victims Powerless
A typhoon in Taiwan did much the same:
Earlier this year in Ireland, a bolt from the blue smashed the blades of one of these whirling wonders to smithereens:
The self-immolation these things experience is so common that…
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