29 Aug '11, 7am

Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear

It is indeed a lofty vision, but the technology we need is now in our reach. And think of the benefits of having our power production fed by a resource that is both free and unlimited. One downside often cited by advocates of coal and gas power is that wind turbines require a lot more maintenence than a typical coal or gas power plant. But in a lagging economy this might just be wind power's biggest upside -- it will create lots and lots of permanent jobs, sparking a new cycle of economic growth in America.

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