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Saturday, 14 February 2015

Wind Turbine collapsed scattering debris over a wide area

At the beginning of the year, the Mirror reported:
A massive turbine at a windfarm has inexplicably crashed to the ground. 
People living close to the site in Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, reported hearing increasingly large noises during Friday afternoon culminating in a large bang. 
One local said it sounded like a bomb exploding. 
Catastrophic: The turbine is shattered and twisted
after it collapsed in high winds
A spokesman for DW Consultancy Limited - a firm which develops windfarm projects in Ireland - said it wouldn't comment on what has happened until a statement is released by the manufacturer of the turbine. 
The turbine was part of the Screggagh windfarm in the Fivemiletown mountain range between Fintona and Fivemiletown.

The BBC has revealed the cause
A blade control system has been blamed for the destruction of a 100-metre wind turbine near Fintona in County Tyrone. 
The turbine collapsed during light winds on Friday 2 January, scattering debris more than 250 metres away on the Screggah windfarm on Murley mountain. 
People in the area said the rotor blades were spinning out of control on the evening the turbine buckled. 
The sound of the failing mechanical structure was heard more than seven miles away. 
Some people said the sound was like thunder. Others report grinding and the sound of metal against metal.

4 comments:

  1. Interesting... what was the wind speed at the time? in your article their BBC says "Light Winds" the caption under the second photographs says High Winds. Their BBC again "People in the area said the rotor blades were spinning out of control" another case of "Unbiased reporting" perhaps......

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    1. Interesting that Mareeba Property Management do not like their names published much. I have checked their website and cannot see any names on anything there. Why not publish your name/names and not hide behind a business name. You may not be aware that the proposed Mt. Emerald turbines may not affect you directly - however, they sure will affect you indirectly. Funny that all the supporters of the wind turbines do not live anywhere near where they are proposed.

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  2. Interesting that Mareeba Property Management do not like their names to be located too much - I have checked out newsletters etc. and cannot find the names of the people. Why not put your names in the comments on here at least? Then we would know that you do not mind wind turbines as the one proposed for Mt. Emerals will not affect you (that you are aware of obviously).

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    1. They are a real estate property rental management company.

      See: http://www.rentmpm.com.au/

      I find it interesting that

      a) They are interested in Renewable Energy matters. (Does it affect rental prospects?)

      b) They picked up "light Winds" and "spinning out of control" - We KNOW the BBC IS biased. Was the Beeb excusing the destruction because the Turbine was faulty as opposed to damage caused by High Winds?

      c) Light winds or not,
      "The sound of the failing mechanical structure was heard more than seven miles away.
      Some people said the sound was like thunder. Others report grinding and the sound of metal against metal."

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