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Wind power

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A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used for production of electricity. A large wind farm may consist of ...

Wind Energy Basics

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Basic information on wind energy and wind power technology, resources, and issues of concern.

Wind 101: the basics of wind energy

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People started using wind power centuries ago with windmills, which pumped water, ground grain, and did other work. Today's wind turbine is a highly evolved  ...

What is Wind Energy - eSchooltoday

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Wind is caused by huge convection currents in the Earth's atmosphere, driven by heat energy from the Sun. This means as long as the sun shines, there will be ...

Wind Energy Foundation | What Is Wind Energy?

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Wind energy is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, with a global ... (You can see U.S. wind farm locations on the U.S. Geological Survey's ...

How Do Wind Turbines Work? | Department of Energy

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Wind turbines operate on a simple principle. The energy in the wind turns two or three propeller-like blades around a rotor. The rotor is connected to the main ...

Wind energy | Open Energy Information

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Wind energy is a form of solar energy. Wind energy (or wind power) describes the process by which wind is used to generate electricity. Wind turbines convert ...

Wind Energy, Wind Power, Wind Farm and Wind Turbine ...

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We have been harnessing the wind's energy for hundreds of years. From old Holland to farms in the United States, windmills have been used for pumping water ...

How Wind Energy Works | Union of Concerned Scientists

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How Wind Energy Works, part of the energy 101 series. Information on renewable energy, including wind and solar power; nuclear-power safety issues and ...

Wind Energy and Its Uses

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Wind energy facilities convert energy from the motion of wind into electricity that is sent to energy consumers via electric transmission systems.

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Wind turns the blades of a turbine, which in turn spin a shaft that is connected to a generator. This produces kinetic energy, which the generator uses to produce electricity.