It is not free power. There is the cost of the turbines and their maintenance, and the salaries of the workers, but it is much cheaper than other power sources and there is very little pollution.
However it spoils the view. Should we put up with this inconvenience?
- World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Is Activated Today (inhabitat.com)
- Britain’s offshore windpower costs twice as much as coal and gas generated electricity (telegraph.co.uk)
- World’s Larget Offshore Wind Farm Opens off UK Coast (gcaptain.com)
- World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm (300 MW) is Inaugurated Off England’s Coast (treehugger.com)