(KWWL) – Social media has put wind energy through the wringer following the nationwide strain on the power grid following severe winter weather with posts saying frozen wind turbines are chiefly to blame. Utility companies and reports from grid operators say that’s not the case. As temperatures in the south dropped to extremely low temperatures
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JESUP, Iowa (KWWL) — Crews responded to wind turbine fire at a farm in rural Jesup Sunday morning. It happened not long before 11 a.m. along Independence Avenue. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames quickly. Crews did remain on scene for a time to monitor the situation for possible reignition. A cause for
MidAmerican Energy has idled nearly four dozen power-generating wind turbines after huge blades broke off of two turbines in recent weeks.
More and more wind turbines are coming online each year.
The Madison County Board of Public Health is going on record to say that there are legitimate negative health effects caused by wind turbines.