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Industrial wind is not healthy for children and other living thingsIndustrial wind is not healthy for children and other living thingsApr 11, 2007
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Highly variable wind generationWind-generated electricity fed into the Eon Netz control zone (Germany) in November 2001Mar 15, 2007
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747 jumbo jet smaller than blade area of 410-feet-high wind turbineA 747 jumbo jet is smaller than the blade area of a 410-feet-high wind turbine - from Friends of Stallashaw Moss (Scotland)Feb 19, 2007
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Scale of a 410-feet-high (262' tower) wind turbineScale of a 410-feet-high (262' tower) wind turbine -- from Friends of Stallashaw Moss (Scotland)Feb 19, 2007
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A Trip to the CoastA Trip to the Coast - cartoon by Colin Suggett, AustraliaFeb 15, 2007
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New wind turbines are bigger than a 747 jumbo jetNew wind turbines are bigger than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet - from Folmont Property Owners AssociationDec 01, 2006
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As more wind is added to the grid, its effective capacity, or capacity credit, is progressively lowerAs more wind is added to the grid, its effective capacity, or capacity credit, is progressively lower - from: Dietmar Lindenberger, “Costs of integrating wind energy in Germany”, presented at International Energy Association workshop “Integration of wind power into electricity grids: economic and reliability impacts”, Paris, 25 May 2004Dec 01, 2006
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Electricity production over 24 hours: base, intermediate, and peak loadsRepresentation of electricity production over 24 hours, showing base, intermediate, and peak loads - only peak load plants are able in most places to respond sufficiently quickly to variations in wind energy productionNov 07, 2006
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Lack of correspondence with demand or even dependable pattern for wind energyTwo weeks of electricity use compared with wind energy production in Germany, showing dramatic lack of correspondence or even dependable pattern for the windNov 07, 2006
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How big are these turbines?400' turbine next to 2-story house and high-voltage transmission pylonOct 20, 2006
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What do you mean, there’s no electricity on the site?Cartoon - no electricity on Windfarm campsiteSep 20, 2006
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Size comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jetSize comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jet - in feet as well as metersSep 15, 2006
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