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Undecided of going green?

This presentation shows you how wind power can not just help the environment,
but can also benefit you in more ways than one.

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  • 1. Benefits of Using
    WIND POWER
  • 2. WIND TURBINES
  • 3. is it a CURSE???
  • 4. Or a GIFT ???
  • 5. In this day and age, the world needs to look at the different natural energy sources available to us.
  • 6. With all the talk of Carbon Footprints,
    Global Warming &
    Green Living
  • 7. People are thinking more and more about ALTERNATIVE ENERGY options.
  • 8. One of those options isWIND POWER
  • 9. Many of us know that it is possible to harness the wind’s energy for the production of electricity
  • 10. BUT…
    Only few actually realize just how many benefits can be gained from using this method.
  • 11. Here are some …
    Benefits of Using WIND POWER
  • 12. # 1
    Wind energy is ECONOMICALLYCOMPETITIVE
  • 13. With today’s rising coal and gas prices,
  • 14. WIND PLANTS compete favorably against any electricity generation source.
  • 15. And because WIND ENERGY’s “fuel” is FREE
  • 16. It reduces the risk associated with volatile fossil fuel prices.
  • 17. # 2
    Wind Energy is a valuable CROP of the FUTURE
  • 18. Wind Energy can provide new sources of income in rural areas,
  • 19. As well as jobs for people who set up and maintain wind turbines or manage wind farms.
  • 20. Wind turbines are compatible with rural land uses.
  • 21. Since Wind Turbines can only occupy small plot of land,
  • 22. The area below can still be used for agricultural purposes.
  • 23. # 3
    Wind Turbines don’t consume water unlike most other electricity generation sources do
  • 24. Conventional plants generating power from fossil and nuclear fuels use
    large amounts of
    water for cooling
  • 25. WIND TURBINES
    Do not use water.
  • 26. That make WINDTURBINES
  • 27. A GREAT CHOICE for Drought – Stricken
    Regions
  • 28. # 4
    WIND ENERGY is
    Inexhaustible & Infinitely Renewable
  • 29. Unlike conventional fossil fuels,
  • 30. WIND ENERGYis RENEWABLE
  • 31. An ABUNDANT ENERGY that will be available for future generations
  • 32. # 5
    WIND ENERGY is the
    CLEANEST
    SOURCE OF ENERGY
  • 33. WIND POWER …
    Is inherently one of the cleanest sources of power available.
  • 34. This is the kind of energy that produces no emissions,
  • 35. Which means it doesn’t contribute to …
  • 36. Acid Rain and Snow
  • 37. Acid Rain and Snow
    Global Climate Change
  • 38. Acid Rain and Snow
    Global Climate Change
    Smog & Regional Haze
  • 39. Mercury Contamination
  • 40. Mercury Contamination
    Water Withdrawal
  • 41. And …
    Some Other Related Health Effects
  • 42. # 6
    WIND ENERGY
    can be used in a variety of applications
  • 43. Small Wind Turbines,
    alone or as part
    of a hybrid system, can generate electricity to power…
  • 44. Homes
  • 45. Homes
    Businesses
  • 46. Homes
    Businesses
    Farms
  • 47. Homes
    Businesses
    Farms
    Ranches
  • 48. Wind Energy
    is perfect for remote applications
    such as …
  • 49. Powering Telecommunications Sites
  • 50. Water Pumping
    Powering Telecommunications Sites
  • 51. Water Pumping
    Powering Telecommunications Sites
    Displacing Diesel Fuel in Villages
  • 52. There you have it...
    The Benefits of Using
    WIND POWER
  • 53. Because of those reasons listed above
  • 54. And the fact that until now…
    Wind Energy still has overwhelming support of the public
  • 55. Along with concern over debilitating illnesses associated with air pollutants
  • 56. Wind Energy still has overwhelming public support.
  • 57. WIND ENERGY
    truly is the fuel of TODAY and TOMORROW
  • 58. Wind Energy still has overwhelming public support.
  • 59. To Learn More About
    WIND TURBINES …
  • 60. Visit
  • 61. Web Resources
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_effects_of_wind_power
    http://ezinearticles.com/?Reasons-Wind-Power-Is-A-Viable-Energy-Solution&id=245206
    http://www.pawindenergynow.org/wind/wpa_factsheet_series.pdf
    http://www.pawindenergynow.org/wind/facts.html
    http://www.renewable-energy-news.com/wind-turbines/the-positive-effects-of-wind-power-303.php
    http://www.clean-energy-ideas.com/articles/advantages_and_disadvantages_of_wind_energy.html
    http://windturbine.me/prosandcons.html
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3357/3185199446_20d23cbdfa_m.jpg
    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/154/415466483_a1c6c82e8c_m.jpg
    http://www.scaryforkids.com/pics/voodoo-dolls-wallpaper.jpg
    http://clrdoutney.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/irene-at-no-gas-rally.png?w=225&h=300
  • 62. END