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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

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 Energy Foundation |

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The Wind Energy Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to raising public awareness of wind as a clean energy source through communication, research and ...

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 ...

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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.