Broken rotor blades and toppled turbines - after four accidents in as many weeks in Germany, the wind farm industry is worried. Investigators are looking into possible causes.
In the past four weeks, four giant power-generating wind turbines in Germany have either toppled over or experienced broken rotary blades. Now the question is: How safe are wind turbines really?
Wind turbines as far as the eye can see: a flight over Altentreptow with the #DailyDrone.
With a myriad of hairline cracks in the reactor pressure vessels, Germany is convinced that Belgium's Tihange 2 nuclear reactor is a huge security risk. Now, however, it appears Germany is helping secure its operation.
The number of deaths on German roads last year fell to 3,214, but there were 2.6 million accidents. It was the highest number of traffic accidents since reunification.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version