Today, cities, states, countries, and companies around the world are increasingly turning to wind energy to power their everyday lives and businesses. As wind systems keep growing everywhere from Copenhagen to California to China, so do the misconceptions that critics keep spreading in the media and beyond.
Even though wind has proven time and again to be a reliable way to power our economies without destroying our planet, skeptics keep attacking it, asking questions like, “What happens on calm days?”
These questions and others make it difficult to separate fact from fiction when it comes to wind energy. With misinformation coming from many different directions, where is the line between myth and science?
Fortunately, it’s a clean line in the sand and we’re here to set the story straight on some of the most common wind energy myths.