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Willmar Utilities requests warranty payment from wind turbine maker


WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities is requesting a $254,354 warranty payment from wind turbine maker DeWind Co., of Irvine, Calif., for three years of lost electrical energy production due to breakdowns and repairs.

The amount of the payment, also known as liquidated damages, is calculated according to the warranty formula and is due the utility as a result of the two turbines' failure to perform under warranty, explained Wesley Hompe, utility general manager.

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