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Wind power

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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.

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 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 ...

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

www.renewableenergyworld.com/wind-power.html

Read breaking wind power news, wind turbine, wind farm, wind energy and wind generator information and articles - Renewableenergyworld.com.

The Energy Story - Chapter 16: Wind Energy - Energy Quest

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Wind can be used to do work. The kinetic energy of the wind can be changed into other forms of energy, either mechanical energy or electrical energy. When a ...

Wind | Department of Energy

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Wind power is a growing source of low-cost, renewable energy in the U.S. A new report shows how next-generation wind turbine technology can unlock wind's ...

Wind Energy | GE Renewable Energy

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GE Renewable Energy is among the world's leading wind energy and turbine suppliers offering onshore and offshore products. Click here to explore.

Wind Power Information, Wind Power Facts - National Geographic

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

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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.