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Willmar Municipal Utilities has shut down operation of the city's two wind turbines near the senior high school. No. 3 turbine was taken out of service Friday due to the failure of voltage conditioning electronics. No 4 turbine was shutdown due to a clanking sound. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar utility shuts down operation of 2nd turbine

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WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities' wind turbine No. 4 was shut down remotely by turbine supplier DeWind Company at the request of the utilities Monday evening. Wes Hompe, staff electrical engineer with the utility, requested the turbine be shut down.


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