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Technology: How an industrial wind turbine works

Output: Introduction to units and terms and how much electricity wind turbines actually produce

Economics: Costs, subsidies, taxes, property values, jobs

Size: Height, weight, supporting infrastructure, space requirements

The Grid: The electrical supply system and wind's place in it

Wildlife: Threats to birds, bats, and other animals

Noise: Ill effects on nearby residents

Costs vs. Benefits: Do the potential benefits outweight the adverse impacts?

About NWW: Who we are, where we stand, and why

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