For those who believe that governments are efficient allocators of capital, we have this story out of the UK. More than half of Britian's wind farms have been built where there is not enough wind to make them efficient producers of energy.
Danish Turbine Failure, when braking mechanism fails in high winds
A success story: New York State's Tug Hill plateau, known for its snow, is gaining fame for its wind. Maple Ridge Wind Farm, which officially opened last year, is the biggest wind energy project in the eastern United States.
MagLev Wind Turbine Concept