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2014-07-25 11:34:12
2014-07-25 11:34:12

That would depend on where you live. Wind power will create more energy if you live in an area where the wind blows consistantly.

Most wind turbines function poorly, or not at all, below a certain "threshhold" wind speed. Determining what the average wind speed is in your area throughout the year will give you what that "cutoff" speed should be for turbines in your area.

Most solar photovoltaics (PVs) require direct sunlight to produce any appreciable power, although indirect light PV systems are improving a lot (these are the PV cells in solar calculators, for instance). How many days of the year that see little or no cloud cover determines how useful solar would be in your area.

Note, however, that most places tend to be best suited to a combination of both systems. As seasonal conditions for one system become poor, the conditions for the other type tend to improve.

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It is my belief that Solar Power is better than Wind Power. Why? Simple. You can add solar panels to existing structures and they don't take up additional space. Plus, the technology to make solar panels keeps improving, bringing down the cost of installation. While not all areas are good for solar energy, there are still many advantages to solar energy and I believe it has a brighter future than Wind Power.

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