Friday, February 29, 2008

Video: Wind Turbine Explodes

On February 22, 2008 in Denmark, high winds caused a wind turbine to explode, sending debris more than 500 meters away. It was captured on video here and here.

Periodic malfunctions and ice throws are a threat to public safety. Accidents such a this put public regulatory officials on notice that public safety requres setbacks of 2,000 feet, at a minimum.

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