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Learning to Love the Wind

Powerland: Learning to Love the Wind
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To meet ambitious renewable energy goals, Amsterdam must convince residents to accept wind turbines.

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1:12AM PST on Nov 19, 2014

Live long and prosper

5:13PM PST on Feb 6, 2012

Thanks.

8:18AM PST on Jan 27, 2012

We don't have them here in Indiana where we live yet, but I've heard the Wind Turbines do a great job.

1:34AM PST on Jan 23, 2012

Thank you.

6:36AM PST on Jan 19, 2012

The hills around our neighbourhood have turbines on them.

4:33AM PST on Jan 19, 2012

Thanks for the article.

7:11PM PST on Jan 18, 2012

Kristina C, Good news for you. There has been many recent advances in blade design, to which they are addressing the NOISE FACTOR. Yes, it can be quite LOUD. Sorry about that.

I will bore you with the details, oh, what the hell, it lies in an area of design somewhat like the air brake of an aircraft. Angle and pitch also come into play. Sleep well, hope and discovery is on its way.

11:04AM PST on Jan 18, 2012

Wind turbines are a great way of 'natural' energy - but they are very very loud, even when they are barely moving you can hear them.
I find the sound of wind calming - let's hope they will as well.

9:42PM PST on Jan 17, 2012

Thanks

6:40PM PST on Jan 17, 2012

I agree. Turbines are better than the alternative.

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