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I realize many people disenjoy wind and many people
don't want to live anywhere near wind turbines
of their disenjoyment of wind. But some people (such as
me) enjoy wind and being around wind turbines.
So I propose that wind turbine owners rent out the space
towers as residential space. Residents get a
place to live (in their opinion) and great views. Edit:
AND HUGE YARDS AND PARKS!! As a bonus,
these houses/apartments (however they want to set it
have free electricity, because the necessity to go through
the grid is avoided. (Though an onsite transformer may
necessary depending on the output of the generator.)
Disadvantages could include long commutes, but many
people deal with that already, and pay for their
||Oh yeah, I forgot about that advantage! You get a
ginormous yard! Wind turbines have to be spaced out from
each other, meaning there's a lot of empty land between
them. Assuming they're not located on farmland, all of this
land becomes yards, parks, etc., with the exception of
access roads, of course, which wind turbines already have.
||[+] Lighthousey. For the big towers there should be pretty much a 4-5bdrm townhouse up there, for shift operators who turn the propeller into the wind, manually.
||Those towers are tall enough for multiple apartments,
stacked vertically. Disadvantage: windows in side of tower
decreases its strength --and it NEEDS to be very strong, to
support the masses and forces interacting at the top of the
||If some people can live in a light house then sure why not at a water mill or wind turbine tower. Just the interference from the large generator my keep you from watching that TV show you like so much.
||//interference... TV shows// loft the antenna up on a small balloon, higher than the blade.
||Also if you like hawk and eagle meat there would be a steady supply, already tenderized.
||does it have a creepy cellar?
||//Also if you like hawk and eagle meat there would be a
steady supply, already tenderized.//
||Not nearly as much as if you live in a traditional skyscraper.