Wind turbines falling over

Wind turbine failures are on the uptick, from Oklahoma to Sweden and Colorado to Germany, with all three of the major manufacturers [General Electric, Vestas, Siemens Gamesa] admitting that the race to create bigger turbines has invited manufacturing issues, according to a report from Bloomberg…

“We’re seeing these failures happening in a shorter time frame on the new turbines,” Fraser McLachian, CEO of insurer GCube Underwriting, told Bloomberg, “and that’s quite concerning.”