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Lightning Splits Blade in Australia

A recent lightning strike to a wind farm in Australia claimed at least one blade. As seen in the picture below, lightning struck the blade tip and split the blade open. Wind turbine blades need lightning protection to prevent these type of failures. WXGuard lightning diverters provide a simple solution to reduce blade damage.

Lightning Strikes Wind Turbine Blade, Wonthaggi

Lightning Strikes Wind Turbine Blade, Wonthaggi