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jpak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-13-06 05:20 PM
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11. Wind turbines are most certainly NOT noisy...
http://www.bwea.com/ref/noise.html

I worked near (~100 meters) three wind turbines in Denmark in 1995. The only sound they made was a soft "whoosh" when I stood directly underneath them.

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  -Wind Energy potential for U.S. equals 1.5 times current total demand JohnWxy  Jan-13-06 04:17 PM   #0 
  - Why isn't the federal government doing more for wind power?  iconoclastNYC   Jan-13-06 04:22 PM   #1 
  - Gore's $400BB surplus could have seeded a new energy economy.  Old and In the Way   Jan-13-06 04:25 PM   #2 
  - Wind farms do pollute. They are very, very noisy. They are not perfect.  applegrove   Jan-13-06 04:32 PM   #3 
  - They work great for AC.  phantom power   Jan-13-06 04:37 PM   #4 
  - Actually, I think they work better for A/C  louis-t   Jan-13-06 04:46 PM   #6 
  - Good to know!  applegrove   Jan-13-06 05:10 PM   #9 
  - These days they are quieter than, say -- wind. n/t  skids   Jan-13-06 04:38 PM   #5 
  - Really?  applegrove   Jan-13-06 05:09 PM   #8 
  - Doesn't noise build up - like other waves? So when you have  applegrove   Jan-13-06 05:12 PM   #10 
     - Where do you live...  skids   Jan-13-06 05:21 PM   #12 
        - Well - I'm private about that. But I'll make a point of sussing out a  applegrove   Jan-13-06 05:23 PM   #13 
  - They are not noisy.  Massacure   Jan-13-06 04:59 PM   #7 
  - Wind turbines are most certainly NOT noisy...  jpak   Jan-13-06 05:20 PM   #11 
     - Thanks for the info. I'm convinced.  applegrove   Jan-13-06 05:24 PM   #14 
  - Many in U.S. are paying extra for Green energy(wind) even though  philb   Jan-13-06 11:06 PM   #15 
     - the Green Energy groups make payments to the green energy  BR_Parkway   Jan-14-06 11:19 AM   #16 
     - Cost of wind power would go DOWN 40% if they were financed  JohnWxy   Jan-20-06 04:09 PM   #17 
 

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