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Pryor Mountain, MontanaFour of the 114 giant wind turbines marring the landscape near Pryor Mountain, Montana - photo by Mark HollowayDec 24, 2020
GreeceGreece - photo from Ελεύθερα Βουνά χωρίς αιολικά (Save Greek Mountains)Dec 22, 2020
Ellsworth, IllinoisTwin Groves Wind Farm near Ellsworth, Illinois, May 29, 2019 - photo by David ProeberJun 03, 2020
Fire: Texas, March 8, 2020Fire, March 8, 2020, between Taft and Portland, TexasMar 11, 2020

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Construction of RE Power 48/600 wind turbine at Hemme, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyConstruction of RE Power 48/600 wind turbine at Hemme, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - photo by Jan Oelker
Wind-power generation does not correlate with demandWind-power generation (blue), insolation (gold), and power demand (red) time series data show wind energy's poor correlation with demand. Thirty days of data collected in April 2010 from Bonneville Power Administration are superimposed and normalized to their maximum values. Average values are in color-highlighted black lines. From Barnhart et al., DOI:10.1039/C3EE41973H
Size comparisonsBy courtesy of No Lee-DeKalb Windfarms
Industrial wind is not healthy for children and other living thingsIndustrial wind is not healthy for children and other living things
Brindisi Montagna, Basilicata, ItalyBrindisi Montagna, Basilicata, Italy - 2-MW Gamesa G87’s, 110.5 m (362.5 ft) - from Gamesa
Granite Reliable, New HampshireGranite Reliable wind farm project in Millsfield. Including attendant lines and stations, the project is 14.5 miles in length in the Unincorporated Places of Millsfield, Dixville, Odell and Erving’s Location. A substation connecting the project to the main power grid is situated just across the Millsfield line in Dummer. The size of the components becomes evident compared to the tractor-trailer boxes, etc. (Claire Lynch photo, The News and Sentinel)
Graveyard of broken wind turbine blades near Roscoe, Texas
Construction at night of RE Power’s 5M turbineConstruction at night of RE Power’s 5M turbine - photo by Jan Oelker

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