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The Hulking Giants

East of Polegate,
as the cars fly by,
stand the three farmers
arcing their scythes:
Each a proud labourer
sweeping the field,
with clean cut blades… 22 more words


Operator's Guide to General Purpose Steam Turbines An Overview of Operating Principles, Construction, Best Practices...

When installed and operated properly, general purpose steam turbines are reliable and tend to be forgotten, i.e., out of sound and out of mind. But, they can be sleeping giants that can result in major headaches if ignored. 51 more words


Kirsty Gunn: Wild? I’m livid about the relentless march of wind turbines

The Scotsman

Kirsty Gunn: I’m livid about the relentless march of wind turbines

Despairing over what’s become of large swathes of the rural Scottish landscape has brought me a lot of friends. 1,053 more words


Reality Bites: 'Green' Dreamers Struggling to Spin Away South Australia's Failed Wind Power Experiment


It’s been barely 5 months since South Australia experienced a state wide blackout on 28 September, when a typically vigorous spring storm delivered wind speeds in excess of 90km/h, causing the majority of turbines operating at its 18 wind farms to automatically shutdown to avoid self-destruction. 1,542 more words

Big Wind Industry

oldbrew reblogged this on Tallbloke's Talkshop and commented:

. . Reality is catching up with wind power dreamers in South Australia as the public wake up to the truth - via power failures.

Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to provide the ultimate clean energy to Japan by 2020

‘Wind power on steroids’ or another madcap ‘sustainability’ scheme that never gets off the ground? No mention of storage, and typhoons are far from everyday events. 572 more words


Turbines On The Prairie

Sunset 2/19/2017 near Cosmos, MN

Image and Words ©2017 Clarence Holm