The Benefits Of Wind Energy

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Wind energy is a type of solar energy using wind turbines to produce electricity. It is one of the oldest power sources. Would it be possible to make good use of the wind turbines to power the whole world with just wind? Is wind energy really that cheap, effective, and practical? In this essay, I am going to discuss a few points to examine if wind energy is affordable, efficient, and accessible for all people. In 1887, the first wind mill was built for energy to power grain mills and water pumps. Denmark was one of the European countries that came up with this idea. In 2014, Denmark became the 6th best energy security in the world. The wind power was later designed by Professor James Blyth of Anderson’s College in Scotland. One of the reasons they came up with this idea is because humans rely too much on fossil fuels which increased risk of environmental damage rapidly. They had an urge to develop a clean fuel source that does not pollute the air and they chose to do it with wind power. Unlike coal, wind turbines don 't create greenhouse gases and are a completely renewable source. Today, over 83 countries make use of wind power, with Denmark receiving 40% of their electricity from wind farms.
Between the 1980s’ and 1990s’, wind energy was not economical in comparison with fossil fuels, but in the 21st century the oil prices grew increasingly along with public concern about global warning and fossil fuel depletion. Wind energy regained its attention from the public and
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