The Gates of Hell: Burning Gas Crater in Turkmenistan Has Been Ablaze for 41 Years

August 23, 2012 by  
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Wind Turbine in Scotland Bursts Into Flames During Hurricane Force Winds

December 13, 2011 by  
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Powerful winds have been howling through the UK for the past couple days, and one $3 million wind turbine was an unexpected casualty of the storm. A 328-foot tall turbine in Ardrossan, North Ayrshire, Scotland burst into flames after high winds caused the blades to start turning too fast. Most turbines are built with mechanisms that shut their generators off if winds become too strong but it looks like this Ardrossan turbine lost control and blew through any such safety precautions. Read the rest of Wind Turbine in Scotland Bursts Into Flames During Hurricane Force Winds Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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