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Wind Power
What is wind power?…read more

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What is Wind Power?
Wind power is generated through the use of
a turbine, which is normally mounted on a
The turbine collects wind energy and
converts it to electricity which is
transferred to your houses through the
National Grid.…read more

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Good Points About Wind Power
· It's a renewable source of energy
· Doesn't involve burning fossil fuels
· Efficient generator
· Becoming a cheap alternative to Combustion
· It has low level technology so it can be used in
developing countries…read more

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Disadvantages of Wind Power
· Can be noisy
· Can create visual pollution
· Is reasonably expensive at the moment
(but is getting cheaper)
· Limited to windy sites and
· No wind equals no energy…read more

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Diagram of a Wind turbine…read more

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