Top 10 Disadvantages Of Wind Power

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Wind Power has a number of advantages which should be noted. It is an anti-pollutant and is renewable. However, there are a number of disadvantages that one should note as well. This article examines the 10 disadvantages of wind power, if ever used.

 

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The wind and its strength is not constant and varies from 0 to storm force. Electricity thus is not produced the same all the time.

 

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Given that the wind is not constant, the energy is not reliable. Many times the wind is too low to support wind turbines or wind farms.

 

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Wind turbines can become noisy. The equivalence is similar to a car travelling driving approximately 100 to 110 km/h.

 

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Wind power does produce pollution, especially when it is being manufactured. Pollution is created by the machines that build will turbines.

 

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Not a lot of homes can be powered by 1 turbine. For example, a single large turbine can provide electricity for 475 homes. This would be ideal for rural homes, but not for homes in suburban and urban areas.

 

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