Articles tagged with: Wind turbines
The energy costs of manufacturing wind turbines are recouped in one to six months; turbines are financially profitable over their lifetimes
Wind turbines in the US are made of toxic materials that pollute the environment, are mostly built in Germany, and will not pay off their manufacturing costs within their lifetimes.
SOURCE: Internet User, Facebook
Published: 08 Apr 2021
Viral photo of a helicopter de-icing a wind turbine is from Sweden, not Texas; current power outages in Texas are due to multiple fuel types going offline
Helicopters are using chemicals made from fossil fuels to defrost wind turbines; frosted wind turbines are responsible for blackouts in Texas; “the reason your power is/was out is wind energy's fault.”
SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook
Published: 17 Feb 2021
False claim that wind turbines generate more global warming than fossil fuels misrepresents study it relies on
Harvard study finds that wind turbines create MORE global warming than the fossil fuels they eliminate
SOURCE: Ethan Huff, Ecology.news
Published: 23 Dec 2019
Meme image falsely claims wind turbines produce less energy that is used to build them
A windmill could spin until it falls apart and never generate as much energy as was invested in building it.
SOURCE: Internet users, Facebook
Published: 27 May 2019
Wind turbines can kill birds, but not as many as fossil fuels and other anthropogenic impacts
— 14 Dec 2022
“It is true that renewable energy developments like solar and wind farms (along with the power lines to connect them to the grid) can impact negatively on birds and other wildlif...