Are wind turbines reliable?

Answer On One Hand: Wind Turbines Are ReliableWind turbines have become increasingly common due in part to their reliability. There are few moving parts, so they rarely break down. Once installed, wind tu... 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 »

Where do wind turbines come from?

Wind turbines are machines that use the wind to create electricity. The turbines are typically purchased by towns and governments rather than individuals and can be purchased in the US from one of ... Read More »

How expensive are wind turbines?

Commercial wind turbines cost about $3.5 million---including the product and the installation---in 2007. Residential scale wind turbines, or those that are used on small farms, cost around $3,000 t... Read More »