Solar VS. Wind – Alternative Energy Debate

April 28, 2008 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

First of all I would like to start with two commercials found on a fellow blogger’s site. The commercials are really good and are definitely worth watching.
Here you go:

Solar:


Wind:

Read the whole article here

After watching these commercials we can get down to the more serious part of this post.
Here are 2 sites with arguments on this topic:

  • Power struggle: Wind vs. sun hotly debated

It’s not a question of whether the United States should pursue clean-air strategies — but rather which ones, and at what cost. Who stands to save money and who stands to pay more ? Is nuclear power part of the solution ?

Read more here

  • Renewable Energy Comparison

The hybrid combination is by far the least expensive option for our area and other areas with a similar wind / solar resource.

Read more here

A conclusion would be of course that both of the alternative energy solutions can be considered better in some cases and worse in other cases.


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