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Wind turbines make earth-friendly energy

Hannah Franklin
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Hannah Franklin
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Did you know that there are giant fan-like machines that help families lower their electric bills? Don Carola taught me about it. He has two wind turbines in his own backyard. A wind turbine is a mechanical device that has blades and in some cases a tail fin. Some people refer to wind turbines as windmills. Don’s largest wind turbine is 85 feet high and is 170 feet from his house. At certain speeds, the ...

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