How a Wind Turbine Works to Make Electricity from the Wind

   

How a Wind Turbine Works is a Very Simple Process.

Have you ever wondered how a wind turbine manage to turn the power in the wind to electricity that can run your home. The process is relatively simple compared to say nuclear fission or fusion processes and even simpler than coal generation.

A wind energy farm in California

A wind energy farm in California

This renewable clean energy technology also has the advantage of scalability. What this means is that as soon as one turbine is erected, it can online while the other 100 a added to the project. Most other energy generation projects are all or nothing type ventures.

Wind turbine blade lengths are getting longer

Wind turbine blade lengths are getting longer

The US Department of energy put out this video to simply explain who a wind turbine works.

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