Technicians replace motor on Willmar wind turbine
WILLMAR -- A failed motor shut down one of Willmar Municipal Utilities' two wind turbines on Sunday, but the motor was replaced this week and the turbine returned to service Thursday, according to Wes Hompe, utility staff electrical engineer.
He said the problem was investigated Monday by technicians for turbine supplier DeWind Company of Round Rock, Texas. DeWind has technicians in the state.
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