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Small Wind Turbines Facts

According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Small Wind Turbines (SWT’s) are defined as those having a capacity of 100 kilowatts (KW) or...
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Wind Turbine Blade Selection

Wind turbine blades are an important component of a wind turbine. Generally, a wind turbine includes a rotating shaft that has several blades attached....
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Vertical Wind Turbines Facts

Vertical wind turbines are making an impression in the alternative energy scene these days for their unique design and new applications. Vertical Axis Wind...
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Pros and Cons of Wind Energy

In today’s modern world, living without electricity would be considered difficult, if not impossible. The requirement for electricity worldwide is increasing. Humankind continues to...
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Tinkering with Wind Turbine Blade Designs

Supported by a generous grant from one of the world’s leading electric-appliance manufacturers, researchers look for “advanced designs” for wind turbine blades. The search...