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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power

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

windeis.anl.gov/guide/basics

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

www.nrel.gov/workingwithus/re-wind.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 ...

www.awea.org/wind-energy-101

Learn how wind is used to generate electricity, how it go so affordable, and how it fits into the modern U.S. power grid. These are the wind energy basics. For top ...

windenergyfoundation.org/what-is-wind-energy

Wind energy is now the second fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, with a global installed capacity of 432,883 megawatts (MW) at the end of 2015.

en.openei.org/wiki/Wind_energy

May 17, 2017 ... 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 ...

www.npr.org/2017/06/22/532763718/the-rise-of-wind-energy-raises-questions-about-its-reliability

Jun 22, 2017 ... As renewables make up a bigger share of the nation's energy grid, some worry about blackouts when the wind doesn't blow. But grid operators ...

www.brainpop.com/science/energy/windenergy

In this educational animated movie about Science learn about Decemeber, Hanukkah, Judaism, Kwanzaa, candles, Christmas, Jesus, Santa, gifts, and New  ...

www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/wind-power

News about wind power. Commentary and archival information about wind power from The New York Times.