Friday, August 22, 2008

It Can Stab You

check out this wind turbine. perhaps a reason for safety testing and a NIMBY policy. though i think i'd still let one be around my area.

2 comments:

forkev said...

what gets me is how it looks so tiny in the video, but the photos make it look like a full size turbine

Keith said...

looks like the fiberglass failed. should have made it out of aluminum, or at least the stand.

they could have avoided this by slowing it down (maybe) one method would be adding mechanical governors, or better yet, increase the voltage in the field and make the generator do more work (make more electricity) to slow it down.