June 5, 2018, 6:33 AM By Rachel Morison | Bloomberg Britain’s gone seven days with almost no wind generation and forecasts show the calm conditions persisting until the middle of the month. The wind drought has pushed up day-ahead power prices to the highest levels for the time of year for at least a decade. Low wind … Continue reading Wind Disappears in Britain Leaving Turbines at a Standstill and Prices Rising
How much energy do wind turbines produce? Every wind turbine has a range of wind speeds, typically around 30 to 55 mph, in which it will produce at its rated, or maximum, capacity. At slower wind speeds, the production falls off dramatically. If the wind speed decreases by half, power production decreases by a factor … Continue reading Wind Energy production as fickle as – The wind.
The Best Places to Put Wind Turbines to Produce Electricity April 23, 2018 | Laurie Brenner | Sciencing Wind farms don’t work in crowded residential areas where the noise pollution bothers humans. They also don't work where birds frequent because the turbines can kill these flying animals when they unknowingly fly into them. Wind … Continue reading The Best Places to Put Wind Turbines to Produce Electricity
Apr 25, 2018 | Michael Shellenberger | forbes.com In my last column I discussed an apparent paradox: why, if solar panels and wind turbines are so cheap, do they appear to be making electricity so expensive?< One big reason seems to be their inherently unreliable nature, which requires expensive additions to the electrical grid in the form of … Continue reading Solar And Wind Really Do Increase Electricity Prices
2014 James Taylor , CONTRIBUTOR The wind power industry claims switching from conventional power to wind power will save consumers money and spur the economy. However, data from the top 10 wind power states show just the opposite. From 2008-2013 electricity prices rose an average of 20.7 percent in the top 10 wind power states, which is … Continue reading Electricity Prices Soaring In Top Wind Power States
Monumental, Unsustainable Environmental Impacts Jul 01, 2017 | Paul Driessen | townhall.com . . . Renewable energy proponents pay little or no attention to the land and raw material requirements, and associated environmental impacts, of wind, solar and biofuel programs on scales required to meet mankind’s current and growing energy needs, especially as poor … Continue reading Monumental, Unsustainable Environmental Impacts
Minnesota is blowing billions on wind power—not to mention billions more from taxpayers across the country. The state began erecting wind turbines to lower electric bills and CO2 emissions. But the result is HIGHER electricity rates and dubious CO2 reductions. When it comes to energy, Minnesota is blowing it! via MN Blows Billions! - YouTube