Wind Energy

  • Wind Turbines - Installation and Operation of Onshore Wind Turbines

    A Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT) produces renewable electrical energy to the grid. The blades which face into the wind rotate, driving a gearbox, power generator, hydraulic system and electronic controller contained in a nacelle, supported...
    By Willie Scott July 29, 2014 

  • Complete Guide to Wind Power Generation Today

    Wind offers an endless supply of energy, but the big question is how can we take advantage of this in the most efficient way? In this guide to harnessing wind power for energy we'll look at the current technology and the future potential.
    By Aggeliki K. October 30, 2011 

  • Wind Turbine Types and Designs

    Wind energy is one of the most promising ways to keep nature clean and meet our ever increasing energy demands. Conventional energy sources are not going to last forever and our energy woes are only going to increase in the coming years. Harnessing wind...
    By Tarun Goel September 29, 2011 

  • Overcoming Public Resistance to New Wind Farms

    Although wind power offers a legitimate renewable energy source, it is not without it's drawbacks. Those who live near wind farms have several complaints, causing obstacles for developers. Overcoming resistance depends on community involvement and...
    By Cora Wilder August 29, 2011 

  • Selecting Wind Turbines for Home Power

    You've made up your mind to generate electricity with the help of wind power. Great. You've probably started your research and are weighing the financial requirements as well as the pros and cons of a wind generator. This article will introduce...
    By Baby Rani June 30, 2011 

  • WARP vs Turbine: Comparison of Wind Power Plants – Part II

    A Wind Amplified Rotor Platform has several unique features which makes it a better choice as compared to a conventional wind turbine. Find out the reasons in this article! Wind energy is the form of renewable energy source.
    By Ricky June 30, 2011 

  • How Water Power Works

    This will give you an introductory answer to the question, "How does water power work?" Links to other sources will help you deepen your inquiry into this increasingly relevant topic, given the search for renewable sources of energy.
    By Peter Boysen June 30, 2011 

  • Improvement to Wind Turbine Furling

    Wind Power is gradually becoming a popular source of renewable energy across the globe. Turbine technology has improved over the years and today we have better methods to generate wind energy at wind farms. Handling wind turbine furling is no more a scary...
    By Tarun Goel June 3, 2011 

  • Main Disadvantages With Generation of Electricity from Wind Energy

    Man has worked closely with nature for centuries by harnessing its power for water transportation like in the sailboat or convert wind energy to mechanical work like in drawing water. One classic example where man taps wind power is in electricity generation...
    By Frederick June 2, 2011 

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Farms

    With the acceleration of global warming due to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, especially CO2 from power stations, windfarms are becoming more abundant. However there are pros and cons in this source of renewable energy, with many people believing...
    By Willie Scott June 1, 2011 
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