Originally Posted by htismaqe
FYI on wind energy. There's a field of nearly 200 a few miles north of my house. The power generated there is sold to consumers in a state 600 miles away.
Yep. 600 miles really isn't very far. The best wind resource in the US (and possibly the world) is the I-80 corridor through the Rockies in Wyoming. How many people live within 600 miles of there?