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Monday, November 26, 2012

All those big wind turbines survived Hurricane Sandy just fine - even in Cuba

The Northeast’s energy infrastructure took a beating from Superstorm Sandy, with power grids, refineries, gas stations and critical supply lines all knocked out of service for days (and in a few places, perhaps even months). But you know what survived the hurricane-force wind gusts just fine?

Wind turbines.

That's the introduction to a story on OnEarth about the way that the hurricane/Noreaster combo did no recorded harm to any of those giant spinning machines set up in very windy spots -not even turbines in Cuba, which was clobbered by the storm with winds up to 110 mph!

Here's the story.