Wind Power Is Boring; This Isn’t
By Tom Randall
Wind is a boring industry. We build towers, the wind blows, we harvest the energy. Unlike the rock-em sock-em world of oil drilling, where billion-dollar rigs can go down in flames and ice-breakers are deployed to find new supplies, wind power comes with few surprises. In energy production, that’s a good thing.
Wind has become so predictable and commonplace that it’s hard to imagine where all the U.S. turbines could be hiding — currently enough to power more than 12 million homes.
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