Are wind turbines good?

Answer On One Hand: Enviromental ProtectionWind turbines offer a renewable source of energy that does not generate the pollutants released by burning fossil fuels. Wind turbines are also space efficient, ... Read More »

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How many wind turbines are at the Klondike Wind Farm in wasco, oregon?

There are a total of 242 wind turbines at Klondike Wind Farm, Wasco, Oregon. The first phase, Klondike I, only had 16 turbines. The second phase expanded the farm with another 50 turbines, and curr... Read More »

How many wind turbines per acre are installed in a wind farm?

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides calculations for the amount of land you would need to build a wind farm. It uses an estimate of 0.25 acres per wind turbine, or four wind turbines ... Read More »

Who invented wind turbines?

While wind turbines have existed since 200 B.C., when they were used in Persia to grind grain, the first automatically operating wind turbine for the purpose of electricity generation was built in ... Read More »

How fast are wind turbines?

The speed of a wind turbine can be as low as 2 mph and as fast as 25mph or more. Speeds depend on the amount of wind around the turbine, as well as the size of the turbine. Smaller turbines run at ... Read More »