What is Wind Power?

By Bouncey, August 12, 2009, Energy Efficiency, FAQs, Green

Wind Power is the conversion of wind into useful energy,
such as electricity, with the help of wind turbines. Wind power produces 1.5%
of worldwide electricity use, and growing rapidly. The amount of wind power
used world wide doubled over the course of 3 years from 2005-2008.

Used for centuries, the process of
harnessing wind power consists of turbines converting the kinetic energy of the
wind into mechanical energy that's then sent through a generator to produce
electrical energy. The resulting electricity is then sent through lines for
distribution. As of May 2009, eighty countries around the world including the
United States are using wind power on a commercial basis.

See more information on other renewable energy sources.

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