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Old 09-06-2018, 10:59 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Yes.
The land leases for the wind company are almost always made for 50 to 99 years.
It would be a waste to only use them for 20 to 25 years.
After 20 years the electrical infrastructure to tie in the wind farm to the grid is still going to be like new.
The steel monopole and concrete base would probably only be 10% used up or less after 25 years.
When I went to wind power school no one had yet stripped down one kind of turbine and rebuild it as a completely different wind turbine. So far they are still being repaired with replacement parts, rebuild parts and upgrade parts.
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