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Revisiting Ocotillo

By Roy L Hales

The Ocotillo wind farm went online almost five years ago. Were they not documented in such meticulous detail, some of the  reports coming from the tiny desert community this project surrounds would be difficult to believe.  I once received a constant stream of YouTube videos and reports. It was one of the sites that shaped my perception of the energy sector.  To some extent, I’ve moved on from this story, but I always knew I would be revisiting Ocotillo.
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The Latest Catastrophe At The Ocotillo Wind Project: White Foam

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The latest catastrophe to hit Ocotillo is a white foam, flowing through the waterways, that local resident Jim Pelley says “looks like paint.”
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Wind Turbine Blades Sound Like A Jet Airplane!

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Anyone who doubts that the revolving blades of a 438 Wind turbine can sound like a jet airplane should listen to the video below.
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