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(over baseline of 30 feet)

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considerably greater over hilly terrain with many buildings and trees. Wind shear can be represented as a percentage of increased wind speed as height increases over the ground or over vegetation and buildings. The above chart depicts wind shear for us.

Thirty feet is the baseline used to determine wind shear at higher levels. It is a typical adjusted height for measuring wind speed at weather bureaus and airports.

Percent Increase of Wind Power with Height

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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.

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