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Wind Turbines

Wind turbines are devices that are capable of converting kinetic energy from the wind into electricity. Varying sizes of turbines can be placed on land or at sea in order to generate significant quantities of electricity. You can even generate electricity at home with the help of domestic wind turbines.

In this section you’ll find various articles covering the different topics of wind turbines.

Two wind turbines fitted to the roof of a house.

Residential Wind Turbines

If you’re interested in domestic wind power systems then this article is for you. It explores many of the different aspects associated with residential wind turbines.

Four wind turbines on top of a hill.

What Are Wind Turbines?

New to the world of wind turbines and need to know what they actually are? This article explains what wind turbines are.

A collection of wind turbines making an impact on the environment.

The Impacts of Wind Turbines

Discover the many different impacts a wind turbine can have on the surrounding environment including the impacts on local residents and wildlife.

A collection of wind turbines at sea.

Wind Turbines At Sea

Find our how wind turbines at sea, or “off-shore” wind farms can generate significantly large amounts of electricity compared with on-shore rivals.

A vertical axis wind turbine in Canada.

Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

A look at the unique design of a vertical axis wind turbine. Discover how this design differs from that of a horizontal axis wind turbine.

A small wind turbine in a remote location.

Small Wind Turbines

Find out how small wind turbines can be ideal in specific circumstances such as for electricity generation in remote locations.

A wind turbine that isn't working.

How Do Wind Turbines Work?

An interesting look at how wind turbines actually work in order to generate electricity for our homes and businesses.