SF6 Gas Blacklisted By Vestas Wind Turbine Company (Sulphur hexafluoride)

SF6 Gas Blacklisted By Vestas Wind Company 

Greenhouse gas SF6 (Sulphur hexafluoride)   (Insulator in switch gear).
Vestas Material restricted list Document ID: 0064-0319 Owner(s): 
 
Valid from: 15 March 2017 Version: 00 Version history Version No. Date Description of Changes 00 2017.01.30 
 
New document, information comes from the old Version 6. 
 
Vestas Chemical and Material Blacklist Table of Contents 
 
1. Purpose............................................................................................................................................................... 
1 2. Area of Validity .............................................................................................................................................. 
1 3. Coming into force ......................................................................................................................................... 
2 4. Legal considerations................................................................................................................................... 
2 5. Vestas Material Restricted list .............................................................................................................. 
3 6. Dispensations.......................................................................................................................................................
4 APPENDIX 1: Version history ............................................................................................................................... 
4 APPENDIX 2: Definitions ........................................................................................................................................ 
 
4 1. Purpose The purpose of this document is to provide information about which products Vestas has restricted the use of based on regional or local legislation, and which products Vestas restricts the use of due to their special hazard classification. The overall aim of the list is to protect employees and ensure the future production by limiting the use of products which are expected to be prohibited by authorities in the future. 
 
Vestas Material restricted list contains a list of classifications which make the product restricted if the product overall is classified as such. The list also contains some specific compounds that have either been an issue in the industry previously or are expected to be prohibited in the future. Once a product is restricted according to this list, the Supplier is only allow to use this in Product delivered to Vestas, if Vestas has provided the Supplier with a specific dispensation. The dispensation must contain an action plan for either finding alternative products and an evaluation of why no alternative product is available for the specific purpose. When the dispensation has been filled out, the dispensation must be signed by Vestas. 
 
2. Area of Validity The Material Restricted List is applicable for chemicals and materials used in Vestas products, for testing, maintaining or servicing Vestas’ products, in Vestas’ production, in Vestas’ buildings as well as in all business units of Vestas Wind Systems. Page 2 of 4 
 
3. Coming into force This Material Restricted List is coming into force with the 7th version of the Vestas Blacklist, since the information in the Material restricted list was previously located in the Vestas Chemical and Material Blacklist. This Material Restricted List is valid for all newly introduced chemicals and materials that are not already in use in Vestas. Materials already in use in Vestas that are restricted according to the restricted list must be reevaluated and, if necessary, have an action plan created for their continued use. This action plan must be prepared by 1st of September 2017. Restricted Materials must be evaluated for the possibility of using an alternative product. Evaluations and Action Plans for the restricted product must be prepared by 1st of September 2017. 
 
4. Legal considerations Even if a product is not prohibited in a country, there can still be a lot of restrictions on its use. For example, Carcinogenic, Mutagenic and Reproductive toxic substances, also known as CMR compounds are not illegal to use in countries such as Spain, Denmark, and China. However, there are several restrictions and requirements for using these substances. Examples of these are special requirements for storage of the materials under lock, special training or requirements of employees and special permits for the factory or location. It is therefore important to investigate 
5. Vestas Material Restricted list The Vestas Material restricted list contains two tables. The first contains specific overall hazards classifications which makes a product restricted according to the list. The second table contains specific substances with very high focus from the authorities for being phased out and is likely to be prohibited in the future and these are therefore also restricted. 
Table 2: Substances Group Substance 
Group                                       Substance                                          CAS-no. 
Greenhouse gas                      SF6 (Sulphur hexafluoride)              2551-62-4 
                                                 (Insulator in switch gear). 
 

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"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

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(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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