“Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear”

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Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear
A surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the ‘wind lens’ could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nuclear power.

Great news! But keep in mind, this is still just a render. IT’S NOT ACTUALLY IN PRODUCTION, which means it’s hard to make those kinds of statements.  I can make a model say whatever I want, it doesn’t mean the system can actually produce that.  The last thing our industry needs is more unfulfilled promises.  Just look at the $500 million mistake of Solyndra…

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