When wind turbines die.

Turbines are supposed to last 20 years or more according to industry PR but they lose a lot of efficiency by 14 or 15 and if the tower is big enough they might put a new assembly on top and in US get the tax deduction again.

Old turbines are usually too small for that conversion to they are simply junked one way or another. One way is to walk away and leave them, another is to blow them up after extracting some useable bits.

Here no effort was made to preserve foundations or other wind farm infrastructure. CDI’s crew felled the 90 Units in two (2) mobilizations to the site, permitting the Wind Farm Owner to complete salvage of blades and drive-train elements from some of the wind turbines to provide replacement parts for similar Units. The Units were safely felled, exactly per plan, and ahead of schedule.

Fascinating footage.  Exploding windmills!  Two-minute video followed by top 10 turbine failures.

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18 Responses to When wind turbines die.

  1. Lee says:

    Didn’t Morrison just tell people overseas that Australia has ample room for wind turbines and solar panels?
    And he is supposedly a conservative (or “far right,” if you believe some people!) PM.

  2. Lee says:

    Fascinating footage. Exploding windmills! Two-minte video followed by top 10 turbine failures.

    These should be compulsory viewing for all politicians, financiers, Greens, RE carpetbaggers, and schoolchildren.

  3. FlyingPigs says:

    Political Science at its best.

  4. Nob says:

    “political electricity” as the Danes call it.

  5. FlyingPigs says:

    I’m putting out a tender for the Australian Blow-jobs to be blown up.

  6. FlyingPigs says:

    Think of the reduced electricity costs when all the blow-jobs are blown up and no more taxpayer subsidy.

    Political Science proves it with models.

    Real Science proves it with the reality of reduced costs.

  7. Megan says:

    Excellent. They won’t be missed.

  8. RobK says:

    One way is to walk away and leave them, another is to blow them to extract some useable bits.

    Here no effort was made to preserve foundations or other wind farm infrastructure. CDI’s crew felled the 90 Units in two (2) mobilizations to the site, permitting the Wind Farm Owner to complete salvage of blades and drive-train elements from some of the wind turbines to provide replacement parts for similar Units.
    Just to be clear, any of the useful bits come out before the tower comes down.

  9. FlyingPigs says:

    Just to be clear, any of the useful bits come out before the tower comes down.

    and sent back to chyna.

  10. FlyingPigs says:

    The ultimate in re-cycling!

    Blowing up blow-jobs.

    Political Science at it’s best.

  11. Rob says:

    Perry Williams might like to explore this topic, or maybe not.

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  14. Alan says:

    A study of almost 3,000 turbines in Britain – the largest of its kind – found Wind farms have just half the useful lifespan (12 years) which has been claimed and used by the Government to calculate subsidies.
    Even before the blades start spinning – the average wind farm clocks up thousands of tonnes of CO2 emissions: “embedded” in thousands of tonnes of steel and concrete. So, every wind farm starts with its CO2 abatement ledger in the negative.

  15. FlyingPigs says:

    Alan says:
    June 20, 2021 at 12:08 am

    enough!!!!

    stop!!!!

    Political Science proves that blow-jobs are good for the environment and good for humanity and reality be damned.

  16. FlyingPigs says:

    Next time you meet an Extinction Rebellion person assure them that you support blow-jobs.

    Political Science has all the answers.

  17. Rabbi Putin says:

    I hope that means we won’t have to build those catapults to knock down Victoria’s Rural Blight

  18. yarpos says:

    Dynamite seems to be the answer to many things in the US. There is a classic video on Youtube of the septics blowing up a what carcass. Of course they overkill it and shower the area with whale blubber accompanied by much screaming and yelling (as you do in the US), a very large piece takes out the rear window of a car. The insurance claim would have been great reading.

    the reporters deadpan delivery makes it all the funnier

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