1. Fire destroys Xtreme Power 15MW battery at Hawaii wind farm

    Fire destroys Xtreme Power 15MW battery at Hawaii wind farm

    [Curator: Also see June 4, 2012 article "Xtreme is Plaintiff in Hawaii Wind Farm Fire Law Suit" here.  See local TV station's video of fire here.]

    Firefighters are battling a fire at a wind farm in Kahuku that has shut the operation down and appears to have destroyed the facility’s battery building ...It’s not the first fire at the fledgling wind farm.  In April 2011, a month after operations began, firefighters put out a small fire in the battery room.

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