WOWW: Part 2 – WATTS OF WIND on WEDENSDAY

 

“The country needs us to succeed. The natural world needs us to succeed. And frankly, my children and your children need us to succeed.”

 

Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association & President, National Parks Conservation Association

 

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Wind Power along Snake River, Idaho USA

 

“Wind turbines accounted for 42 percent of all new generation added to the U.S. grid in 2012,” according to a May 7, 2013 Scientific American article entitled Wind Power Urged to Compete with Fossil Fuels Head On.

 

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Buffalo skyline, re-invented

Stylized photo art of wind turbines on Lake Erie, New York State USA

 

 

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This large wind farm supplements the electrical grid, alongside and along with the mighty Columbia River – Washington State, USA

 

 

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Our humble 300 watt turbine on Vancouver Island – British Columbia, Canada

   Notes:

Wind and solar power creates a good synergy of renewables. For more about our renewable energy system, click here to previous posts – Home in the Country or Keen on Conservation.

Tune in  next week for part 3 of WOWW – WATTS OF WIND on WEDENSDAY. Or check out Part 1, TILTING AT WINDMILLS AND THE CAPE SCOTT WIND PROJECT – A TURNABOUT, INDEED!

 

Cheers – Bruce    Winking smile                      IMG_1216

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8 thoughts on “WOWW: Part 2 – WATTS OF WIND on WEDENSDAY

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  3. Maybe if they were painted in camouflage to match the landscape or in bright colours people would accept this great source of truly renewable energy faster – we won’t be able to rely on hydro and fossil fuels much longer… Thanks for visiting!

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