April 5, 2013

Do Wind Turbines Need a Rethink?

Randy Rieland, Smithsonian

AP Photo

Bet you didn’t know that last year a record amount of wind power was installed around the planet. The U.S. set a record, too, and, once again, became the world leader in adding new wind power, pushing China into second place for the year.

You’re not alone in being clueless about this. So was I. After all, this is a subject that gets about as much attention as 17-year-cicadas in a off year.

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TAGGED: Energy Production, Technology, Wind Farm, Wind Energy