Cass, Audubon Counties Mostly Positive About Turbines

23 Oct 2020


MidAmerican has idled 46 turbines after huge blades broke off turbines recently, landing in fields, but county supervisors in Audubon and Cass counties, where wind farms are located, say they haven’t had problems locally.

MidAmerican spokesman, Geoff Greenwood explained, “In Audubon and Cass counties our wind farms include Adair and Rolling Hills, both of which operate with Siemens Gamesa wind turbines that are not affected by this issue.”

The MidAmerican turbines a lost blade near Paton where it fell into an empty field and another into a corn field in mid-September. Similar incidents were reported last year in April and October.

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