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Wind Power: Friend or Foe?

A primer for those involved in wind decisions and/or affected by industrial wind power.

“Any solution is not better than no solution if it’s the wrong solution.”

Wind energy has been touted as the panacea for global warming and energy independence. Promoters tell us it’s renewable and wind is free. Yes, wind is free. But wind does not convert itself to electricity. Therein lies the failure of the promise of wind.

Table of contents: Short introduction, Job creation, Land issues, Mining and other aspects, Too much wind, Bird deaths, Noise, Property values, Lights, Wildlife, Visual impact, Intermittent nature, Actual results

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