DailyDirt: Building Better Wind Turbines

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We've mentioned some wind power projects before, but wind is still a relatively small contributor to total energy production in the US. Sure, there are some problems with not having wind available 24/7 -- as well as people complaining about bird deaths and a ruined view. Still, there are some solutions to some of these problems, and it might be nice to generate more electricity without burning fossil fuels. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

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    Anonymous Coward, 17 Jun 2015 @ 6:38pm

    "doesn't kill birds or bats."

    Does it blow away bees too? Because that's another thing people who don't know anything about the topic think wind turbines do by design.

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