- Good wind is not located in remote places. Meaning, that good wind is usually located far away from cities that need electricity.
- Windmills might cause noise and disrupt others. The noise given off from the blades as they spin can be distracting and disruptive to others.
- Windmills could cause damage to wildlife. The blades on the windmills are so high up, that birds and bats could easily fly into them.
Other Facts About Wind Energy
- A single windmill can power 500 houses.
- Windmills date back to 2,000 B.C., when they were used in China.
- Windmills can be as tall as 200 meters (about 656 feet.)
- The blades on a windmill can move up to 200 MPH.
- Wind energy produces more jobs than any other form of energy.
- The country that produces the most wind energy per year is Germany.
- Wind energy is one of the only energy sources that doesn't pollute the air.
- The theory of wind energy was discovered in the year 1919.
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