One of seven wind turbines installed on Croatian island of Pag has collapsed last week, due to strong winds. According to Croatian media, the exact cause of turbine collapse is still unknown, but it is assumed that one of the blades broke off which destabilized the entire construction.
Director of Vjetroelektrane Pag, the company that operates wind farm Ravne, Tonci Panza said that winds blowing over 100 km/h are not unusual for Pag, adding that the exact cause of the collapse of 50 meters high structure has yet to be determined. The damage is estimated at 600,000 euros. Other wind turbines on the island did not suffer any damage.
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