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Nova Scotia Power investigating Cape Breton wind turbine collapse


January 5, 2017
By Renée Francoeur


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Photo courtesy Colleen Ingraham, via Twitter

January 5, 2017 – Nova Scotia Power is investigating the collapse of a wind turbine it owns and operates in Grand Etang, Inverness County, on Cape Breton Island.

No one was on site at the time of the collapse on January 4, 2017, and no one was injured, the utility notes.

Constructed in 2002, Grand Etang was one of the first wind installations in Nova Scotia, with a 660kW Vestas turbine. Nova Scotia Power says it is the only turbine of its kind in the province.

For more, see CBC’s news story HERE.