Wind Turbine Carnage!

You hate to see any type of renewable energy source taken out of commission, but it sure is cool to watch. The wind turbine self destructs after it’s brakes fail to slow it down in high winds. Story.

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2 Responses to “Wind Turbine Carnage!”


  1. 1 Dennis March 13, 2008 at 11:40 am

    How did they know to video tape this.. were they the saboteurs ?

  2. 2 phoneraiser March 13, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    Dennis,

    I am pretty sure they were maintenance guys who were trying to fix the thing. I guess once giant spinning blades get up to this kind of speed the only prudent thing to to is sit back and watch.

    More info: http://jp.dk/uknews/article1277616.ece

    Another, even better video of the event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u14tBwO5QVQ


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