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Nickel2
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« on: December 27, 2018, 11:17:20 AM »

I sometimes wondered what happens when a Wind-farm reaches end of useful life. Here is a demonstration:

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZJAmpt7SbA>

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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2018, 11:26:34 AM »

4 days to remove all 4 turbines and towers.  I don't think any of these guys had worked at British Leyland.
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2019, 09:21:47 AM »

It's impressive to see 'everything' being removed and then recycled Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2019, 10:16:23 AM »

https://edison.handelsblatt.com/ertraeumen/ellhoeft-ein-wind-dorf-setzt-auf-wasserstoff/23627132.html?ticket=ST-656945-hnBb4KQ9jF33h4ctEEG7-ap4

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 a lot  to read in German newspapers nowadays  , about the end of "EinspeisevergŁtung " (FiT) payments for some windparks   ,  nice or sweet  to read  actually , that  more or less conservative communities  , villages  want to keep  the windturbines to stay longer  ( sure the 20 year  investment and the FiT returns where  a good investment )  but beside that   one can read that the older windturbines will be able to turn or run longer than the 20 year FiT payment time , before they need major  repair ,   so it looks like many villages are getting quite creative how to self-consume the not  sponsored  units  norfolk garden

Happy new year

billi
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