TITLE

CUTTING THE CARBON-ENERGY CORD: IS THE ANSWER BLOWIN' IN THE WIND?

AUTHOR(S)
Dipert, Brian
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
EDN;12/15/2006, Vol. 51 Issue 26, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the potential of wind power as an alternative to carbon-based economy. Carbon-based energy sources include coal, natural gas and petroleum. In the event that the petroleum industry reaches its peak production level, several alternatives are being considered such as nuclear power, solar cells, bio-fuels, hydrogen and wind turbines. The advantages of wind power include its being clean, greenhouse-gas-mitigating an infinitely renewable. Three large wind farms can be located in California on Altamont Pass, San Gorgonio Pass and Tehachapi Pass. INSETS: UP IN THE AIR;OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND?.
ACCESSION #
23640606

 

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