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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 ... Wind power has been used as long as humans have put sails into the wind. For more than two millennia ...

Wind Energy Basics

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The terms "wind energy" or "wind power" describe the process by which the wind is used to generate mechanical power or electricity. Wind turbines convert the ...

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 101: the basics of wind energy

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Learn how wind is used to generate electricity, how it go so affordable, and how it fits into the modern U.S. power grid. For top facts about wind energy, visit Facts ...

Energy Resources: Wind power

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We've used the wind as an energy source for a long time. ... Wind power was used in the Middle Ages, in Europe, to grind corn, which is where the term ...

Wind Power - National Geographic

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A worker looks at a wind turbine used to generate electricity, at a wind farm in Guazhou, China. China is the world's biggest producer of CO2 emissions, but is ...

Wind Energy Foundation | History of Wind Energy

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American colonists used windmills to grind wheat and corn, to pump water and to cut wood at sawmills. With the development of electric power, wind power ...

Wind Energy and Its Uses

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These winds can be "harvested" using wind turbines and used to make electricity. The force of the wind makes the wind turbine blades spin, and the energy of ...

How Do Wind Turbines Work? | Department of Energy

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The terms wind energy or wind power describe the process by which the wind is used to generate mechanical power or electricity. Wind turbines convert the ...

Top 10 biggest wind farms - Power Technology

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Sep 30, 2013 ... Eight of the 10 largest wind farms in the world are operated in the US, with five situated in Texas alone. Just one offshore wind farm has made ...