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Siemens Proves Wind Energy’s “Outstanding” Potential

Wind farms pay off within 6-10 months. What good reasons do we have for not lining BC's coast with them?

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Joshua S Hill
Clean Technica
Why Wind Farms are worth it

Siemens has conducted a review of its wind turbine technology to determine the actual environmental impact of wind energy, from manufacturing through construction and operation. The company’s study found that both onshore and offshore “showed outstanding results."


The study investigated two offshore wind farms comprising 80 turbines, and two onshore wind projects comprising 40 turbines.

The initial findings are that land-based wind farms pay off faster than their more powerful-yet-construction-intensive offshore cousins.

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