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Subject:  Re: Lifespan of wind farms Date:  2/10/2013  9:34 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  40800 of 84449

That is useful information, but the logical follow-up is missing. Why is performance declining over time?

We know that delamination of the composite blades was a problem with early models, especially the ones supplied from India. GE claims to use an improved formulation. That problem should now be resolved.

If the mechanics of the turbines are wearing out, or lubrication or bearings are failing, those are issues that can be addressed.

We need the rest of the story.
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