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Collapse of Jefferson County Wind Turbine Under Investigation | KTIC Radio

Collapse of Jefferson County Wind Turbine Under Investigation

Collapse of Jefferson County Wind Turbine Under Investigation
(AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

DILLER, Neb. – An investigation is underway on a collapsed wind turbine in Jefferson County.

According to NextEra Energy Resources, a wind turbine located on the Steele Flats Wind Energy Center near Diller was shown offline at 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Bryan Garner, spokesman for NextEra Energy, talks about the incident.

The downed turbine, which is a half-mile west of Nebraska Highway 103 and one mile north of Nebraska Highway 8, is part of $138 million, 44 turbine farm spread across Jefferson and Gage Counties.

Steele Flats began commercial operation in October 2013.

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