Monumental Design Fail: Industrial Wind Turbines Simply Can’t Handle High Winds

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When the weather turns nasty, giant industrial wind turbines simply turn off. When there’s no wind, they produce nothing; when winds hit gale force, they produce nothing. It’s as if their designers included Goldilocks, the porridge thief who wanted things “just right” and snubbed her nose at all that wasn’t.

Modern industrial wind turbines do not operate when wind speeds hit around 25 m/s (90kph or 55mph) – when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas back in August 2017, he dished up a gale double that speed, and more.

In order to prevent their catastrophic disintegration (as seen in the video below) Texas’s wind turbines deliberately downed tools, en masse, (as they are deliberately designed to do) leaving the critical work of providing power to storm-battered Texans to its fleet of nuclear power plants.

America’s Great Plains are touted by wind power rent-seekers as prime territory for subsidy gouging; they claim the…

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