Windfarm closed until cause of collapsed turbine is found

Collapse of 80-metre wind turbine in Northern Ireland is unusual, with only previous large-scale collapse occurring at Scottish windfarm in 2007

A wind farm in Northern Ireland will not re-open until an investigation reveals why an 80-metre wind turbine collapsed on a mountainside.

The only previous time that one of the UK’s almost 4,800 commercial-scale turbines has toppled was in 2007 in Scotland. No-one was injured in either case.

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