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Concrete pour for underground wind turbine foundationConcrete pour for underground wind turbine foundation - Capital Energy, “Buseco” in Asturias, SpainMay 27, 2023
Land use requirements for different electricity generatorsThese land requirements include all mining, waste storage, grid connections, drilling, and pipelines - from The Washington Post, May 10, 2023May 19, 2023
Minerals used in different transport and power generation technologiesComparison of minerals used in different transport and power generation technologies - International Energy Association, “The Role of Critical Minerals in Clean Energy Transitions” (2021) - note that the comparison of power generation is by installed rated capacity, not by lifetime (or even annual) delivery of actual energyMay 18, 2023
Hours of generation by Lista wind plant, NorwayHistogram of hours generating at each 3.8-MW range, from 0 to maximum 71.3 – 2022, Lista wind energy facility, 31 × 2.3-MW Siemens SWT-93 wind turbines: Average annual output ~26.9 MW – at or above that rate only ~44% of the timeMay 06, 2023

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Seasonal generation by source and total consumptionSeasonal electricity generation by source and total consumption in USA, 2022, relative to their respective January values - notable mismatch of wind and demand - graph from the Brookings Institution
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Example of drying process by wind turbine wakesExample of drying process by wind turbine wakes
Second national demonstration against industrial wind energy, Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2008Second national demonstration against industrial wind energy, Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2008
Daily wind energy production in 2017Daily wind energy production in Havelland, Germany, 2017
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Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario

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