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Failure in rotor hub stalls south wind turbine

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WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities south wind turbine was shut down at approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday due to component failure within the rotor hub, said Jon Folkedahl, supervisor of electrical production at Willmar Municipal Utilities.

He said a technical crew from turbine manufacturer DeWind is en route to evaluate the problem and arrange for necessary repairs.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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