Wind Energy

  • The History of Wind Energy

    A review of the history of wind energy indicates that wind energy has always been a primary source of energy for the world. Wind energy took a backseat to the more reliable and cheaper fossil fuels, but recent technological developments in wind energy...
    By N Nayab May 26, 2011 

  • Aermotor Windmills

    Aermotor started manufacturing windmills in 1888. Today, thousands of the old Aermotor windmills still stand, and reconditioned Aermotor windmills remain coveted possessions, commanding almost the same price of new windmills. Read on to discover Aermotor’s...
    By N Nayab May 24, 2011 

  • Small Wind Turbines for the Home

    Wind turbines for the home offer a cost-competitive alternative to solar panels. Here are a few tips on how to choose a small wind turbine system for your home.
    By Jennifer Claerr May 23, 2011 

  • Vertical Windmills - A Survey of Types and Designs

    The various types, benefits, and disadvantages of vertical wind turbines are reviewed here. This survey can reveal the appropriate windmill design depending on the use and conditions.
    By Aggeliki K. May 20, 2011 

  • Vibration Predictive Maintenance for Wind Turbines

    Abnormal vibration in any machinery is an indication of possible problems which need attention so the machinery functions to its optimum capacity. The remote locations of most wind turbines make it imperative to constantly monitor and utilize vibration...
    By Jayant R Row April 14, 2011 

  • Advantages of Wind Power for Energy

    Generating energy from renewable resources like wind and solar energy is gaining popularity by the day. As long as the sun exists, winds will continue to exist too. Thus, there are many advantages of wind energy; find out some of them here.
    By vishalseafarer March 31, 2011 

  • Wind Power as Renewable Energy

    This article will discuss wind power, and its future prospects, as renewable energy for homes and industry. Did you know that wind is a result of solar energy? Read this article to learn more about how the mechanical force of the wind can create clean...
    By vishalseafarer February 26, 2011 

  • How to Interpret Weibull and Raleigh Distributions for Wind Velocity

    The most significant constraint of the wind force is the wind speed. For this rationale, understanding wind ratings via Weibull Distributions and Raleigh Distributions is very important. This article explains how to interpret Weibull and Raleigh Distributions...
    By Baby Rani February 18, 2011 

  • Renewable Energy Jobs - Jobs in Windpower

    Jobs in the renewable energy sector are on the rise. With around 500,000 job openings by the next 20 years, it promises to offer to a lucrative salary. Here are some of the top wind power jobs that pay on an average of $60,000 annually.
    By vishalseafarer February 15, 2011 

  • How to Calculate Wind Load

    To prevent new construction and other structures from toppling in strong winds, architects and engineers have to calculate their wind loads. The wind load of a physical object is completely relative to its area.
    By Baby Rani January 29, 2011 
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