Turbine collapse kills one and injures three in China

One person was killed and another three injured when a wind turbine collapsed during commissioning in China.

The 1.5 MW Ming Yang turbine in the Huaneng Tuokexun wind farm in Xinjiang province collapsed in high winds because foundation bolts were not properly secured, said Ming Yang.

The company, which provides turbines to China’s five largest state-owned power producers, said it was taking steps to ensure a similar accident could not happen.


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...