Wind Power and Reality
Article from: OGEL 2 (2005), in Windpower
"If wishes were horses, All beggars would ride"
Wind power is an ancient and admirable source of energy. The favorable attention that wind power receives today is just short of overwhelming. Those of us who have observed the large-scale new generation of WTs--all white and elegant--stretching up to the sky from farm or ranch land have felt the appeal of this source. It provides clean power, assists in developing a new manufacturing industry and puts additional money in the pockets of farmers and ranchers. Supporters of wind are fervid and intense in their belief in the future of this renewable and clean energy source. The general ...