Wind Farms Remain ‘Highly Efficient’ For 25 Years

Wind Farms Remain ‘Highly Efficient’ For 25 Years says a new study, reports Sophie Yeo at Responding To Climate Change. This means their ‘shelf life’  is longer than previously thought, which makes them a good choice for investors. Furthermore, wind power can fill in the gap when demand surges, as wind did recently during a Texas cold snap. Now compare wind farms with US fracking wells: nearly 30% of US oil now comes from expensive fracking wells whose production declines 60-70% within their first year, reports Asjylyn Loder at Bloomberg Businessweek. Which would you rather invest in?


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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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