The second power generating structure that players have access to, and the first power generating structure that can be built anywhere.

Wind turbines are highly efficient in terms of upkeep-power ratio, but take up a large amount of space. As a result, it is impractical to try to power a mid-late game empire on wind power.

Wind turbines best serve to power Research Complexes and Hydrofarms, but trying to power HD or VHD homes with turbines is a bad idea.