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Bill Carson

Mattapoisett, MA

#1 Aug 22, 2012
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Experts to inspect Portsmouth's ailing turbine
Since the cause of the failure is unknown, this may help pinpoint exactly what is wrong with the turbine before committing to costly repairs. Mr. Klimm has also been consulting with two people who own and operate the same AAER 1.5 MW turbine, one of which has had the same gearbox problem.
August 20, 2012 by Jill Rodrigues in Eastbay RI
PORTSMOUTH - With higher estimates for fixing the town's wind turbine now running at over $700,000, the town council hopes to hear better news from having an inspection of the broken part and looking into possible private partnerships.

Experts will soon conduct an on-site inspection of the failed gearbox to try to determine what caused the turbine's failure, Town Administrator John Klimm reported to the council at last week's meeting. Since the cause of the failure is unknown, this may help pinpoint exactly what is wrong with the turbine before committing to costly repairs.

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