GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Monday, July 30, 2007

The truth about wind power....

It's expensive, inefficient and ugly....

Mr. Adams pointed out that Canada's energy needs peak in the summer when air conditioners are humming, but when wind energy production is at its lowest.

He said wind power does very little to maintain grid reliability because it is difficult to forecast wind production even a few hours into the future.

Wind farms in Ontario reached only 21.5% of their capacity in 2006, said Terry Young, a spokesman for the Independent Electricity Systems Operator, which maintains Ontario's power grid.

But, read the whole thing...

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

On a windy day, all of Toronto's electricity needs could be met with only 12,000 more windmills like the one at the CNE(give or take a few hundred).

The billions upon billions of dollars to locate and build them would be a small price to pay for a grand total of 20% of our energy needs. There's a lot of hot air in Forest Hill and Rosedale, those would be good locations to start building...

11:15 PM  

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