There are various sources of energy among them being wind power. It has been discovered that wind power forms a very important, reliable and natural source of energy. Due to the increased drought and demand for power around the country, there has been enhanced need to ensure diversification to ensure that there is enough power to satisfy the increased demand allover the world hence the invention of wind power. As compared to hydro electric power, wind power is cheap and efficient. It can be tapped irrespective of the climatic condition unlike others like solar energy and hydro power that can only be accessed when the climate is conducive.
The generation of this type of power is advantageous in that it requires a little parcel of land. Unlike other sources of energy which requires thousands and thousands of hectares to set up wind power requires just a small chunk of land. This is due to the fact that one just requires a place to fix the turbines. Others like hydro power require sophisticated and complex machinery and by extension too much space to fix the machinery and more so the construction of the dam.
The other advantages of this source of power are that it is friendly to the environment. It does not emit unfriendly gas to the environment. It has been proved that the greatest polluter of the environment is the gases emitted from industries one of them being the power production stations and grids. Wind power has been proved to be a little bit clean and environment friendly. Many countries around the world are preferring use of this source of power due to its limited side effects on the environment and human health. Everything on earth is known to have side effects and even if wind power has side effects, their impacts on the environment are known to be negligible.
The cost of producing power from wind is relatively lower as compared to all the other the alternatives. This means it is preferred to the others as its impact on the economy is less severe. After proper installation and fixing of the power turbines in the fields and connecting them to the national power grid or any other grid, then what follows is the maintenance of these turbines which ahs been proved to be a bit lower as compared to the sources of energy.
In every source of power, the user must be in a position to confirm its economic feasibility. This means that if the cost of producing the power is more than the income and/or the benefits accruing to the economy, then it will not be tenable to continue producing this kind of power. Other alternatives should be explored and their feasibility test through scientific methods to ensure that they do not have the same adverse results. Many countries in the world are known to enter in to production of different types of energy just to achieve political expedience hence denting the energy sector and eventually the general economy. In conclusion, wind power is the way to go for countries that want to achieve stability in production of power.
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