Wall-to-wall wind turbines?
To meet the 25-percent mandate, estimates range from 2,300 to 3,790 more turbines will be needed. Both sides do agree that the newer 2.4 megawatt (MW) capacity turbines will be used.
September 12, 2012
by Tom Gantert
in The Detroit News
Michigan's open spaces could be dotted with turbines nearly 500 feet tall - the same height as the 40-story Guardian Building in downtown Detroit - if voters pass Proposal 3 in November.
The proposal, which would mandate that 25 percent of Michigan's energy come from renewable sources such as wind by 2025, would require a huge increase in the number of turbines across the state.
The newest turbines have rotor blades that are longer than a football field. Experts are split about how many of the mammoth structures would be needed to generate as much as... [continue via Web link]