Air moves, windmill spins, electricity is generated. Simple right? Not so fast: the Planet Forward community looks at this critical piece of the renewable energy mix from new and often surprising perspectives.
The news that residents in Eastern Oregon are trying to halt production of a new wind farm because of health concerns over noise, lights, stress reminds me of similar, community-related issues occurring around the country related to wind energy.
Former member of the Cleveland Electric Vehicle Association
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wind farm + hydrogen generator + gas turbine engine generator = clean enviromentally safe cheap electricity
Despite costs falling by over 80% in recent years, wind energy is still a prohibitive industry.
Submitted for the 2010 GreenGov Presidential Awards by Bonneville Power Administration.