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Wind

Wind is a term used to refer to the flow of gases on a large scale. The wind can be used (with the help of wind turbines) to produce electricity on either a domestic or industrial scale in many parts of the world. Both onshore and offshore wind farms can be used to generate significant quantities of electricity.

In this section you’ll be able to browse a wide variety of articles surrounding topics related to wind energy, wind power and wind turbines.

Articles

Wind Energy In India

Discover how India’s fast-growing wind energy industry is helping to support the nations energy demands.

Wind turbines installed next to a highway in Tamil Nadu, India.

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 making an impact on the environment.

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.

Two wind turbines fitted to the roof of a house.

Small Wind Turbines

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

A small wind turbine in a remote location.

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 vertical axis wind turbine in Canada.

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 collection of wind turbines at sea.

The Uses of Wind Energy

Learn about the different uses of wind energy and how we have benefited from wind as an energy source for a very long time.

A kite that is using the wind's energy to fly.

How Wind Turbines Work

Wind turbines are a familiar sight in many countries across the globe, but have you ever wondered how a wind turbine actually works? This article will help you understand just that.

How wind turbines work.

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.

Four wind turbines on top of a hill.