Portsmouth High School Wind Turbine I...

Portsmouth High School Wind Turbine Ice Throw

Posted in the Newport Forum

Jack Kelly

Jamestown, RI

#1 Feb 24, 2013
Is public safety the first question or is it the finances. Th Portsmouth Gearbox Failure Investigation October 14, 2012 on page twenty reveals the set back issues with the current wind turbine.

"The recommended ice throw calculation, 1.5 *(hub height + rotor diameter), indicates a minimum safe distance of 213 meters (699 feet). Per Figure 6, Highway 24, portions of the High School and several houses fall within this distance."

http://www.portsmouthri.com/documents/Turbine...

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Newport Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Portsmouth Council Votes for Beach and Park Smo... Aug 26 Good point 4
News RIPTA brings back Providence-Newport ferry (Jul '09) Aug 12 idontgveadamn 2
News Mysterious RI beach blast hurts one, leads to e... Jul '15 Natural Causes 1
Newport Flower Show 06-20-2015 Jul '15 Gail Hawthorne 1
top cop for Newport may come from 1 of the wor... (Oct '11) Jun '15 Tk John 28
Wellington resort (Feb '15) Feb '15 Smab 1
Review: Crosspoint Church (Jan '15) Jan '15 the husband of a nut 1
More from around the web

Personal Finance

Newport Mortgages