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Wind power - Wikipedia

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Wind power is the use of air flow through wind turbines to mechanically power generators for electricity. Wind power, as an alternative to burning fossil fuels, ...

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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Wind power captures the natural wind in our atmosphere and converts it into mechanical energy then electricity. People started using wind power centuries ago ...

Wind Energy Basics | NREL

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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 ...

American Wind Energy Association: AWEA

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A lobbying force for wind development and voice for wind manufacturers in the United States. Includes wind energy information.

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

www.renewableenergyworld.com/wind-power/tech.html

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 ...

Wind Power Information, Wind Power Facts - National Geographic

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Learn about Wind Power and other alternative energy sources with National Geographic.

Southwest Windpower

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Renewable energy where you need it: The world's leading supplier of small wind turbines & wind-solar hybrid systems for homes, businesses, industry, sailing ...

Wind Energy Basics | Department of Energy

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Once called windmills, the technology used to harness the power of wind has advanced significantly over the past ten years, with the United States increasing its ...

AE Kids : Wind Power

www.alliantenergykids.com/energyandtheenvironment/renewableenergy/022397

Using the wind to create electricity has been around for a long time, you've probably seen windmills on farms. When the wind turns the blades of a windmill,  ...

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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.