Ontario Wind Action Blog

Wind Turbine Breaks Up in Storm

A 10-year-old Vestas turbine near Århus, Denmark, spins out of control during a storm on Feb. 22, 2008. It effectively explodes when one of the blades hits the tower. According to a Feb. 25...

Wind Farms: As “Safe as Houses”

STT has worked pretty solidly to cover the increasing numbers of turbine blades that routinely unshackle themselves in bids for airborne freedom, troublesome events, which the wind industry euphemistically calls “component liberation” (see our...

Jon Boone: Quotes

I delivered this quote nearly nine years ago as the coda to a speech, The Wayward Wind, given to a large audience in Wyoming County, New York. See the end of page 9. This...

Wind Energy: Facts and Fiction

Electric power is a cornerstone of any country’s economy and standard of living. The uninterrupted availability of electric power, from second to second all year around, determines every opportunity associated with that economy and...

Wind Turbine Torture

By Curt Devlin It is easy to forget just how essential sleep is to health and happiness; until of course, you yourself have been deprived of it for a night or two. Firsthand experience...