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Counteracting the building of wind farms
To counteract the building of wind farms it is not enough to complain about their adverse impact on the beauty of the landscape or of the very unpleasant wooshing noise they make. All of this unpleasantness is of course true but there are far more important disadvantages of wind energy. It is important to know that just because of one single law of physics it is impossible that wind turbines will ever produce electricity in reasonable quantity and with the . . . Complete article »
Windenergy: the whole truth [Windmolens en wat meestal verzwegen wordt]
‘In order to make a fair judgment on the possible usefulness of windturbines for the production of “clean electricity” (energy generated by wind, as a major source of green renewable energy), one should only use arguments based on reality. Biased statements based on the concerns of windturbines makers or on political motivations ought to be refrained, as they are suspicious beforehand. ‘Apart from being rational, the arguments used in a debate should also be underpinned by numbers. And it speaks . . . Complete article »
Wind Energy: Facts and Fiction
An electrical engineer in The Netherlands explains the facts, half-truths, and outright delusions about large-scale wind energy. Download original document: “Wind Energy: Facts and Fiction” Complete article »
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