Contrary to their ‘super-safe’, ‘clean’, ‘green’ image, giant industrial wind turbines are the perfect incendiary device.
Around the world, hundreds have exploded into in palls of smoke and balls of flame – in the process – each one raining molten metal and over 1,000 litres of flaming gear oil and hydraulic fluid (see our post here) and burning plastic earthwards.
The wind industry has been forced to concede that at least 4 bushfires were started by wind turbines in Australia, so far:
- Ten Mile Lagoon in Western Australia in the mid-1990s;
- Lake Bonney, Millicent (SA) in January 2006 (see the photo below);
- Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm, Port Lincoln (SA) in February 2009 (see The Advertiser article here); and
- Starfish Hill (SA)…
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