Permanent Legacy: Wind Industry Plans to Abandon Millions of 500 Tonne Concrete Wind Turbine Bases

Decommissioning wind turbines at the end of their economic lifespan (which is around 10 to 15 years, not the 25 years touted by the wind industry) is one of those phenomenally expensive exercises that the wind power outfit itself will never willingly pay for. Already past their use-by date, thousands of these things around the […]

Demolition Squad: What Happens to Worn Out Wind Turbines? They Get Blown to Bits

With an economic lifespan of around 15 years, thousands of these things are already on life support and hundreds are already terminal. When their palliative care reaches the end-of-life phase, it’s time to call in the demolition squad to do their darndest. The video below of 90 Mitsubishi turbines being dropped to earth with tons […]