Energy from the Wind:

Costs:

Domestic Production in California:

Other States:

Potential Wind Capacity at Some Locations in the US:

Note: Total electrical energy generated by fossil-fuel plants in 1990 was 2000 billion KWH

Some Large Scale Projects:

  • Aleutian Project --> Stretch turbines out over the entire 1300 mile chain. Use electricity to create Hydrogen. Liquefy the Hydrogen and ship it to California.

  • Great Plains I: --> One turbine Tower per square mile stretched out from Texas to Canada.

    Problems: (?)

    Conclusions:

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