How does Wind Energy work?
History on Wind Energy
The turbines first started off as propelled boats cruising along the Nile River around 5000 B.C. They have evolved so much to where they make electricity, grind grains, and pump water.
Cost of Wind Energy
The normal price for a typical family to own a wind turbine is $4,000-$9,000. The price is only for a 1 KW turbine, a 100 KW turbine would cost around $350,000.
Some types of Wind Turbines
Wind Energy is a more clean source of electricity
Wind Energy Pros and Cons
Wind Energy Pros: Wind Energy is clean which means it releases no pollutants. It doesn't rely on combustion of fossil fuels. It also doesn't cause acid rain or greenhouse gases also it only covers a small portion of land.
Wind Energy Cons: Wind Energy is expensive to start. It causes a lot of noise they also kill birds and bats that fly into the blades.