The wind: blowing for our benefit

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Wind power, created by the force of the wind, is virtually everywhere around us – although not all of the time. As a result, the locations selected for installing the huge power-generating wind turbines on wind-farms depend on the strength and frequency of the winds that blow there.


Just like the sails on the windmills of old, modern wind turbines have blades that are driven by the wind. Transmitted to an alternator, the rotary movement of the blades is converted into electricity. Wind power is an area that is constantly developing from a technological point of view, and there are still numerous other paths we can go down to explore ways of using this source of energy.


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