The Downside of Windpower

malmo-wind-farm.jpgThis New York Times article details some of the downside to windfarms that I described last year, it’s a good read to understand all of the issues and costs of wind-generated power. Some solutions could be batteries, capacitors, etc. but those also come with environmental costs. Windfarms are a semi-viable source of energy, but to overcome the issues it will take a reasoned approach and engineering.