Wind Denmark - After wind turbines The Danish Safety Agency gives orders
- Jul 30, 2019 10:44 pm GMT
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At the beginning of June, the Danish Safety Agency issued an injunction to the manufacturer of the household wind turbine KVA 6-10 to bring the type of wind turbine to safety.
This occurs after at least 22 accidents with the type of mill in question.
The Security Agency writes on their website: 'The household wind turbine manufacturer KVA Vind 6-10 poses a serious risk, as there is a danger that the turbine could crash to the ground. The turbines cannot withstand the loads they are exposed to in use. '
'The Danish Safety Agency has found that at least 22 turbines have been damaged, and we believe that there is a danger of several turbines being damaged as a result of overloading the materials due to vibrations in the turbine. In the event of a crash, nacelles and wings may fall to the ground, which could pose a serious risk to people and property in the area. '
The wind turbine type, which is approx. 25 meters high, partly produced in China and assembled in Denmark. In order for the type of mill to be used in a safe manner, the manufacturer KVA must, among other things, install a shake sensor and update the wind turbine control. If you own a KVA 6-10 household wind turbine, you can still use it if no faults such as shaking are observed.
'We are positive that the Swedish Safety Agency has instructed the wind turbine manufacturer to bring the type of turbine to good condition. In Denmark, there is a very high standard for wind turbines, as well as high maintenance and service requirements. Therefore, it is also very rare for errors like these to be experienced, and as a rule it does not happen at all for large wind turbines, 'says Peter Alexandersen, Press and Communications Manager at Wind Denmark.
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