Stunning Urban Wind Turbines Circumvent NIMBYs
Image credit: EcotricityWind Turbines Can Look Stunning in Industrial SettingsAll too often new wind energy developments are opposed because they will "spoil the view" in remote, rural areas. But UK wind developer Ecotricity has been taking a different approach to harnessing renewables - placing its turbines in the heart of cities, ports and industrialized settings around the country.
The result is not just less complaints - but also some stunning and highly visible examples of a new, cleaner economy emerging out of the ashes of our polluted industrial past. Here are some of our favorite examples of urban wind projects that are leading the way.