Answering your questions about wind energy

Wind Facts

The WindFacts.ca website is an initiative by wind energy industry leaders whose goal is to ensure Canadians have factual answers to their questions about wind power.


Subjects we all care about

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Your Health

Wind energy is one of the safest and most environmentally friendly forms of electricity generation

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Affordable Power

Wind energy is an affordable source of new electricity and is continuing to improve its cost-competitiveness

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Community & Property

Wind energy developments are delivering local benefits and making positive and lasting economic contributions across Canada

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Why Wind Works

Wind energy is an essential part of a balanced energy diet and is making a growing and positive contribution to cleaning our energy supply mix

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Environment & Wildlife

Unlike thermal sources of electricity production, such as coal or nuclear power, wind turbines generate electricity without consuming or contaminating fresh water.

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Questions?

The wind energy industry is committed to ensuring all Canadians have fact-based answers to their questions in order to make informed decisions about our energy future

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Questions? We'll Answer

How does wind make electricity?
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How much money does the Indian government pay in setting up a windmill
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How long does it take for a wind turbine to pay for itself financially? For example, a 3MW turbine.
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What is the process for setting up wind turbines?
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Can you store the energy that comes from wind turbines? If so, how is it stored, and where is it stored?
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Approximately how many long-term jobs can a wind farm create in a community? What about short-term jobs during installation? Thank you!
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