Wind Energy: 2030 and Beyond

This fascinating multimedia presentation explores the history, science, operation, economics, and environmental impact of wind energy. Join Ken as he explores the oldest wind park in the country. Learn about environmental issues such as bird strikes, bat kills, noise, shadow flicker, land use, and more. What becomes of old turbines no longer used and useful? Why are turbines being installed in the ocean? What happens when the wind is too strong or there is no room on the power grid? Who owns the wind farms and where does the power go? Ken explores the economics of wind along with the Production Tax credit, Renewable Portfolio Standards, and energy policies driving renewable power. Learn about ‘Green Collar’ jobs and much more. THIS PROGRAM WILL BLOW YOU AWAY !

1-1.5 hours