All about Wind power

  • Created by: Natalie
  • Created on: 31-05-17 15:33

Wind turbines are tall towers supporting three (usually) large blades which spin in the wind and turn a generator which generates electricity.

Kinetic energy (wind) ---> mechanical energy (turbine, generator) ---> electric energy (electricity)


  • onshore/offshore
  • good for remote areas
  • takes up little land
  • renewable and causes no pollution (after manufacture)
  • cheap for businesses and homes to own their own (and sell)
  • space effective (field can be used


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