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Wind Turbine Fire and Rescue Operations Using PPA

By Arturo Arnalich In the battle against climate change and carbon monoxide emissions, wind energy is playing a significant role. Wind turbines began to dot our landscape a few years ago, growing exponentially in number. Today, the United States ranks second worldwide for installed wind energy capacity; it has grown by an average of 29 percent per year over the past five years.   FIGURE 1. Wind Energy Use by Country Country Total capacity 2012  (MW) China 75,564 United States 60,007 Germany 31,332 Spain 22,796   FIGURE 2. Source: Global Wind Energy Council, Global Wind Report Annual Market Update Wind turbines must be considered industrial facilities subject to a full ...

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