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03/17/2019 12:25 PM
Wind farm - Wikipedia
A wind farm or wind park is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electricity. A large wind farm may consist of several hundred individual wind turbines and cover an extended area of hundreds of square miles, but the land between the turbines may be used for agricultural or other purposes.
03/07/2019 10:04 AM
How Do Wind Turbines Work? | Department of Energy
Modern wind turbines fall into two basic groups: Horizontal-Axis Turbines: Horizontal-axis wind turbines (pictured right) are what many people picture when you think of wind turbines. They most commonly have three blades and are operated "upwind," with the turbine pivoting at the top of the tower so the blades face into the wind.
03/21/2019 11:08 AM
Wind Farms - Alternative Energy
Wind Farms. Wind farms are created when multiple wind turbines are placed in the same location for the purpose of generating large amounts of electric power.
08/08/2006 10:53 PM
Wind Farms | HowStuffWorks
As in most other areas of power production, when it comes to capturing energy from the wind, efficiency comes in large numbers. Groups of large turbines, called wind farms or wind plants, are the most cost-efficient use of wind-energy capacity. The most common utility-scale wind turbines have power ...
03/19/2019 07:25 PM
Wind Energy & Turbine Technology | Iowa Lakes Community ...
Chava Wind engineers are putting the final touches on a 3-bladed vertical axis wind turbine being prototyped at the Iowa Lakes Community College Farm.
03/19/2019 11:42 PM
Something New May Be Rising Off California Coast: Wind ...
The first offshore wind farm in the United States, a five-turbine installation off Block Island, R.I., came online in 2016. Wind projects off California, in deeper waters, will require new techniques.
03/06/2019 06:54 PM
Energy firms bet on offshore wind farms in America - Gusts ...
More than 4,000 wind turbines already twirl off the coasts of Europe. In America, just five short turbines poke out of the waves near Rhode Island, despite the north-east’s shallow waters, high ...
02/28/2019 08:53 AM
Insurance for the Doldrums: Wind Farms Find a Hedge for ...
Wind farm operators can’t predict the weather. But they can hedge it. Investment manager Nephila Holdings Ltd. and insurance giant Allianz SE have banded together to offer an insurance policy of ...
05/28/2014 07:10 PM
German wind firm to open Estherville office | Local news ...
A German wind energy firm has selected the Iowa Great Lakes region as its North American headquarters.
03/20/2019 06:55 PM
Wind Farms – EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables North America ranks third in the United States in terms of net installed capacity, has more than 2,300 turbines in operation and more than 40 million hours of wind turbine operational history.