Hometown Hellraisers: Self-Incinerating Wind Turbines Prove Perfect Wildfire-Starters

An out-of-control wildfire is a terrifying experience. Self-incinerating wind turbines have joined arsonists and lightning strikes as the cause of that terror. Whereas lightning is an unavoidable natural occurrence and arsonists live in fear of being caught and punished, the wind power outfits that spear giant industrial wind turbines into rural tinderboxes have no qualms […]

All Fired Up: Texan Wildfire Sparked by Self-Incinerating Wind Turbine

The number of wildfires sparked by these things grows by the day. Contrary to their ‘super-safe’, ‘clean’, ‘green’ image, giant industrial wind turbines are the perfect incendiary device. Around the world, hundreds have exploded into in palls of smoke and balls of flame – in the process – each one raining molten metal and over […]

Wind Power Setting The World On Fire: Spontaneously Combusting Wind Turbine Sparks Washington Wildfire

Got a wind developer trying to get your community to sign up for wind turbines, ask them about the wildfires sparked when they self-combust. Wind turbines are the perfect incendiary device. Around the world, hundreds have blown up in balls of flame – in the process – each one raining molten metal and over 1,000 […]

Fired-Up: Industrial Wind Turbines Setting the World Alight, Alright!

Wind turbines are the perfect incendiary device: packed with flammable and toxic oils, plastics, fibreglass and low-ignition point metals, like aluminium, when one of these things spontaneously bursts into flames, everybody for miles around knows all about it. For those country folk nervous about the terror that comes with an out-of-control bushfire, here are a […]

Wind Turbines the Perfect Bushfire Starters: Fire & Fury Coming Soon to Your Backyard

As Australians brace for a searing summer, spare a thought for communities riddled with wind turbines: the perfect incendiary device. Around the world, hundreds have blown up in balls of flame – in the process – each one raining molten metal and over 1,000 litres of flaming gear oil and hydraulic fluid (see our post here) […]

Great Balls of Fire: More Terrifying Turbine Meltdowns Spell Serious & Unnecessary Bushfire Risk

As Australians brace for a searing summer, spare a thought for communities riddled with wind turbines: the perfect incendiary device. First, we’ll take a look at a few ‘clean’-energy conflagrations in Europe. Fire destroys wind turbine in the Emsland New Osnabrück Daniel Gonzalez-Tepper and Hermann Hinrichs 14 October 2018 Rhede. In the wind energy park […]

Wind Turbines: Safe, Clean & Green? Yeah, Right …

The spontaneous combustion of 300 tonne wind turbines, showering the earth with a toxic cocktail of molten-fibreglass and flaming lubricants is one of those tricky PR problems for big wind. On every occasion that one of these whirling wonders burst into flames, locals are told them it’s a rare and unusual event, never likely to […]