Wind Energy Myths

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There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding the renewable energy source of wind. The U.S. Department of Energy debunks the most common, including:

  • Wind energy is more expensive than conventional energy
  • Wind energy requires a production tax credit
  • The economics of wind energy aren't locally beneficial
  • Wind energy sources have to include a back up source
  • Wind turbines kill birds
  • Wind energy will force rates to go up as it displaces existing coal plants

Read more to understand the truth about wind energy and see if it will make a good fit for your home.

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