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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.

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

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

Wind | Department of Energy

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The U.S. wind energy industry continued its strong growth in 2015, adding new generating capacity faster than any other source of electricity generation. Get the  ...

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 Power Information, Wind Power Facts - National Geographic

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

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.

GWEC | Representing the global wind energy industry

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This site provides a global forum for the wind energy sector uniting the wind energy industry and its representative wind energy associations.

The European Wind Energy Association | EWEA

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The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) is a non profit, non governmental association. with a membership consisting mainly of national affiliated ...

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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.
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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 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 ...

How Do Wind Turbines Work? | Department of Energy

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Simply stated, a wind turbine works the opposite of a fan. Instead of using electricity to make wind, like a fan, wind turbines use wind to make electricity. The wind ...