Nordex investigation finds cause of collapsed turbine in Germany

Investigators have concluded that weak points in the pre-stressed concrete part of a hybrid tower caused the collapse of a Nordex turbine at the Haltern AV 9 wind farm in Germany 12 months ago.

by Ian Griggs
The hybrid tower holding a Nordex turbine in the Haltern forest suddenly collapsed last September (image credit: RAG Montan Immobilien)
The hybrid tower holding a Nordex turbine in the Haltern forest suddenly collapsed last September (image credit: RAG Montan Immobilien)

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