Choosing Wind as a Source of Renewable Energy

Michael Hackleman and Claire Anderson explain how choosing wind as a source for renewable energy makes us less dependent on utility giants and nonrenewable, polluting fossil fuels.

Wind maps, like the one shown in the image gallery, show which regions have at least Class 3 winds sufficient to power a wind plant.
Wind maps, like the one shown in the image gallery, show which regions have at least Class 3 winds sufficient to power a wind plant.
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