Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California

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Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California

Abstract
Windmill energy is an old form of energy that is now being modernized to generate electricity in our society today. The big question is whether or not it is a feasible replacement of energy for California. Through research it has been concluded that energy for California cannot be produced only by windmill energy. It can produce about 50% of California’s energy. All aspects including, location, cost, and environment are important to how much energy is produced.
Introduction
From past to current situations, the United States has had to rely more and more on foreign countries to retrieve an efficient amount of fossil fuel. During these times, the
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Pamela Podger says that windmills can keep electricity and power going without referring to any other California resources (2001). Podger reported the words of Craig Bartosch, while referring to wind power, when he said: “It's a windfall that we have a system in place while everything is going completely nuts in the energy scene” (2001). Also reported by Podger, California has had an increase of customers for buying small wind turbines in the year 2001 (2001). Much evidence has been shown to prove that wind power is a proficient alternative energy source. Windmills provide many benefits if used to generate electricity.
Location is one of the key elements in building windmills in California because without wind, there would be no energy. There are both off shore and on shore windmills. Since a lot of California is along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, it is much easier to produce windmill energy there than in the Mid-West states. According to Miller, wind in California is determined by the area of pressure that is around the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean throughout the year (1980). The wind pressure reaches the northern position in the summer and it reaches the southern position in the winter. There is a higher wind speed wherever the pressure is located. The California coast is a major advantage to produce wind energy using windmills. The ocean gives off a lot of wind, and this wind is used to accelerate the job of the…

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