Video: Catastrophic Wind Turbine Failure

Here's what we don't want to see a wind turbine doing.

There's a safety mechanism that usually slows down the blades during high winds. It was obviously defective on this one. Despite how spectacular it is, it's still a cleaner failure than what would happen in most other places that generate power, though. Via ::reddit. See also: ::Enercon E-126: The World’s Largest Wind Turbine (for now), ::Powering 4000 Homes: One Wind Turbine, ::Largest Wind Turbines Being Installed Offshore,

Tags: Energy

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