Wind Farms as a Tourist Attraction

"Windmill Tours" of Palm Springs, California has hit upon a unique and fun way to learn about wind power. As the ad says ... "Travel through a forest of towering windmills on electric-powered vehicles. Feel the energy as the giant blades WHOOSH overhead. Your skilled guide will take you inside this working wind farm comprised of turbines modernized to efficiently contribute to a cleaner and safer environment. As you travel along the 90-minute adventure, you realize the environmentally friendly power propelling experience was created by the air you are breathing".

Renewable Energy 101

Renewable Energy 101

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable. The usage of renewable energy sources is very important when considering the sustainability of the existing energy usage of the world. While there is currently an abundance of non-renewable energy sources, such as nuclear fuels, these energy sources are depleting. In addition to being a non-renewable supply, the non-renewable energy sources release emissions into the air, which has an adverse effect on the environment.

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