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2023 was a record year for wind installations as world ramps up clean energy, report says

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By CARLOS MUREITHI

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Nobody talks about how energy it cost to make the wind turbines and recycling is almost not possible due the materials used. Creating solution for one and creating other issues.

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The new turbines are recyclable, including the blades.

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In Sweden, wind turbines are being constructed from wood.

https://www.dezeen.com/2024/01/29/first-full-height-timber-wind-turbine-opens-sweden-design-news/

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At least 11 American states get over 50% of their electrical power from renewables (such as wind) plus nuclear. That includes California, with 49% renewables and 6% nuclear.

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China leading the way again.

As was the case in 2022, China led all other countries for both new onshore and offshore wind power installations in 2023. It had 65% of new installations,

A good portion of California renewable energy comes from hydropower with all the snow that accumulates in the Sierra Nevada Mountains pus there's solar installations in the southern deserts.

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