Are there any other uses for wind farms?

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Are there any other uses for wind farms?
« on: 25/10/2008 00:20:56 »


Nice eh? being delivered next Tuesday.

Are there any other uses for wind farms for when the wind runs out? Could solar power be used to drive the blades on hot days to produce a gentle cooling breeze? Could the wind farms be positioned beside coal fired power stations and excess power could be used to blow the smoke from the power station harmlessly out over the sea?
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« Reply #1 on: 25/10/2008 11:34:27 »
Could the wind farms be positioned beside coal fired power stations and excess power could be used to blow the smoke from the power station harmlessly out over the sea?

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« Reply #2 on: 25/10/2008 14:29:46 »
In the future when we all have our own personal space ships parked in the garage they could be used as Stella street signs.

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« Reply #3 on: 25/10/2008 15:42:32 »
Turn them upside-down & use them as very big outboard motors.
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« Reply #4 on: 25/10/2008 18:16:11 »
Or we could wave to each other over vast distances.

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« Reply #5 on: 25/10/2008 18:31:00 »
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« Reply #6 on: 25/10/2008 18:35:16 »
You could hang your washing on them - it'd be dry in a trice.  It'd probably only need to go around once or twice.  A new take on the spin-dryer, perhaps [:)]
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« Reply #7 on: 25/10/2008 18:54:27 »
Alton Towers could use a new ride.

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« Reply #8 on: 25/10/2008 23:20:49 »
Leave them up for 4 thousand years and they could become the 61st century Stonehenge. They will probably think they were ancient worship sites.
« Last Edit: 26/10/2008 01:34:08 by ukmicky »

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« Reply #9 on: 27/10/2008 11:51:07 »


Nice eh? being delivered next Tuesday. (Cheeky !!)

Are there any other uses for wind farms for when the wind runs out? Could solar power be used to drive the blades on hot days to produce a gentle cooling breeze? Could the wind farms be positioned beside coal fired power stations and excess power could be used to blow the smoke from the power station harmlessly out over the sea?

It's obvious isn't it  ?

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« Reply #10 on: 27/10/2008 13:40:08 »
Great idea Neil, as cocktail stick, instead of a boring old umbrella! And what's more, you can turn them upside-down to stir your cocktail.
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« Reply #11 on: 27/11/2008 16:17:22 »
They could be used to compress air to power a fleet of short-range delivery trucks.

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« Reply #12 on: 27/11/2008 17:42:09 »
There are 5 in that photo. That means we could use them to torture the Tellytubbies & Barney the dinosaur at the same time!
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« Reply #13 on: 01/12/2008 15:57:11 »
Hair dryer for Dolly Parton! Or anyone with 'BIG HAIR'.
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