Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Wind power for the world

A new map based on extensive data from around the world has identified windy places that could produce far more electricity than the world currently uses. About 2.5 million turbines could supply the world's current needs; but because the wind is intermittent, other more reliable sources would be needed for backup.

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1 comment:

odograph said...

Have you seen this RenewableEnergyAccess story titled " U.S. Senators Mount Assault on Wind Power"

Watch out for that wind ... nasty stuff, must be stopped!