"Bridging the gap of energy eras ???"
The Degree of Viewshed Damage
"A little bit of damage to the viewshed for the sake of cheaper, reliable electricity is tolerable but giant towers visible from miles away are not."
In Sea to shining Sea, On Purple Mountain-top Magesty or Across Amber Waves of Grain, the Wind Pinicals for the sake of more expensive, unreliable electricity is tolerable no matter how visible from miles away.