Monday, February 14, 2011

Windmill power: We'll need more than 13,000

California law requires that by 2020, a third of our energy production should come from clean sources such as wind. We seem to be well on our way: California already has some 13,000 commercial wind turbines. But if that sounds like a lot, consider that a Lawrence Berkeley National Lab researcher recently told Climate Watch he believes we'll need 5,000 more to hit that goal. More>