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To: Titus-Maximus

How do windmills perform in heavy snow?


57 posted on 02/07/2010 8:27:42 AM PST by maryz
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To: maryz
How do windmills perform in heavy snow?

Better yet, how do windmills perform after freezing rain has given them a nice, heavy coating of ice?

58 posted on 02/07/2010 8:30:33 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: maryz

Don’t even need to go as far as snow to stop them;

Minnesota wind turbines won’t work in cold weather

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2442370/posts


65 posted on 02/07/2010 9:56:51 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: maryz

They can shut down in heavy ice and snow. They can also hurl ice as well.


66 posted on 02/07/2010 10:15:46 AM PST by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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