how tall are the wind power turbines? the pole part is how high? if homes have them as their source of electric, how tall are those ones?

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  • 8 months ago
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    Industrial wind turbines are a lot bigger than ones you might see in a schoolyard or behind someone's house. The widely used GE 1.5-megawatt model, for example, consists of 116-ft blades atop a 212-ft tower for a total height of 328 feet.

    Home models vary a lot depending on many factors.

  • 8 months ago

    Wind energy increases exponentially with 

    altitude for all wind turbine classes.

    (Surface features create both friction and 


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    US DOE's website lists wind resources by

    Zip Code and tower height recommendations.

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