News Digest Item
06 Jan 2017

Storms severely damage several wind turbines

Berliner Zeitung

It is unclear why four German wind power facilities were severely damaged during storms in the past month, writes Jens Blankennagel in Berliner Zeitung. “We are also still trying to figure out the reason in the individual cases and can’t explain the unusual accumulation,” Johannes Müller of German Wind Energy Association (BWE) told the newspaper. Such accidents are rare: On average, only three to four of the country’s more than 26,000 turbines are severely damaged every year, according to Müller.

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