Offshore wind farm stirs up a tempest. Lines
are being drawn
in the battle over a proposed windmill development to be built in Lake Ontario two kilometres out from the Scarborough Bluffs
? Is this just another case of NIMBYism
? Or are wind farms unreliable
, dangerous to migratory birds
, and a source of health problems for people who live near them?
wind farms, literally!
:) with plenty of wind sites
in the UK
being developed, and with companies like vestas
churning out wind turbines and GE's recent acquisition
of enron wind, is wind energy beginning to take hold in the US?
after all, at 3-5 cents/kilowatt-hour
it's certainly competitive. (4-12 cents/kWh