Tree-Hugger Factoid #33

2 March 2011, 14:25

A single 1-MW turbine displaces 1,800 tons of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, each year equivalent to planting a square mile of forest, based on the current average U.S. utility fuel mix.
“A single 1-MW turbine displaces 1,800 tons of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, each year (equivalent to planting a square mile of forest), based on the current average U.S. utility fuel mix.”

Source: American Wind Energy Association
Photo Source: MorgueFile.com


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