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The Truth About Wind Turbine Fires

The Imperial study points out that turbines, regardless of their quality, are highly susceptible to fires. The most frequent cause is lightning strikes, but they are also highly susceptible to electrical fires because enormous current flows in close proximity to highly flammable fuel sources such as hydraulic fluids and plastics; and an unlimited supply of oxygen is furnished by the wind. Continue reading

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