The NYTimes reports on a few windmills, brought to Minnesota from California, which appear to not be able to handle the cold.

Frozen Windmills in Need of Maintenance in Minnesota

Frozen Windmills in Need of Maintenance in Minnesota

Apparently the fix is in, and once some heating elements are added (and perhaps after some low viscosity oils and greases are put in place as necessary), the windmills will get back to business.

One wonders why these windmills left their original sites in California, however. Maybe the Minnesotans were sold a pig in a poke.


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