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Books available at LHS LMC

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Wind Energy - David E. Newton
Call Number: 333.9 NEW
ISBN: 9781610696890
Publication Date: 2014-11-01

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The Conundrum - David Owen
Call Number: 628 OWE
ISBN: 1594485615
Publication Date: 2012-02-07

Where are the strongest winds? Check this Wind Map


Pro's and Con's of Wind Energy

As you research your side of this debate, be prepared to answer these questions:

  • Wind is "intermittent" - and why is this an issue with wind power?
  • How do wind turbines work?
  • Where can wind turbines be placed and what are the implications for different 
  • geographic locations?
  • How do wind turbines compare to solar panels?
  • What some issues during a power outage if you have solar panels on your house?
  • What are REC's?  (and how are they used?)
  • What is "net metering" and how does it work for the homeowner and for the electric company?
  • How much electricity can a turbine create?  (in our state and other states)
  • How much energy (and how many turbines) would it take to take care of Lebanon's electircity use? 
  • Where are the "best" places (most wind) for locating wind farms in the US?
  • What is Peak Oil?

Points of Vew Database

  • Pro's and Con's
    Read both sides of the debate "Point" and "CounterPoint" in the
    EBSCO database Points of View

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