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Wind Power Generators Make Use of a Green Energy Resource

Wind Power TurbineWind power - what could be a simpler to use renewable energy source? Just put a blade up on top of a tower, so it will turn in the wind, drive a generator, and produce free electricity. Well... there's a bit more to it work well in practice, but it is an up and coming, very promising green energy source. If you drive very far in many parts of the United States, you'll see wind power generators on the horizon. These are quite an update from windmills of old; they will be turbines like that shown in the close-up image, rotating at the top of tall towers, casually generating electricity from wind. Find the information you're seeking about wind power generation in the variety of Bright Hub articles accessible through this guide.

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