Bad Things About Wind Power?

Answer In the search for clean, renewable energy, wind power has become increasingly popular. Almost every power plant generates electricity by turning a turbine. Even a nuclear power plant ultimately jus... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Bad Things About Wind Power

If the wind speed doubles what happens to the theoretical wind power?

When wind speed doubles, the theoretical wind power increases by eight times. This is because wind power is determined by the equation "P = 0.5 x rho x A x V^3". Where A is the size of the turbine... Read More »

Is solar power better than wind power?

On One Hand: Wind Energy Has AdvantagesWind energy creates electricity when giant windmills have their turbines spun by wind current. Windmills do not require as much ground space as solar plants b... Read More »

Good Things About Wind Farms?

Wind farms may be noisy and some people may see them as unsightly on the landscape, but this clean energy technology does have many advantages over its fossil fuel and nuclear rivals. Wind energy i... Read More »

How much wind do you need to power a windmill?

Wind turbines can operate in low wind speeds. They're suitable for areas with average annual wind speeds of about 9 miles per hour. Larger, utility-scale wind turbines need a minimum average annual... Read More »