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Wind Energy End-Use Applications

Wind energy markets can be classified based on the end-use application of the technology. Wind energy projects are common for off-grid applications. However, the largest market potential for wind energy projects is with on-grid (or… Read more

Mar 30, 2013 | Edvard

Wind Energy End-Use Applications

What Is The Purpose Of Wind Farm Lighting?

Wind farm lighting includes: Aircraft warning lights that are installed on tops of some turbine nacelles and Night lights around wind farm buildings, parking lots, or other facilities. Aircraft warning lights on top of tall… Read more

Mar 13, 2013 | Edvard

What Is The Purpose Of Wind Farm Lighting?

Why Bats Are Insanely Attracted To Wind Turbines?

Recent studies have reported large numbers of bats being killed at wind farms in many parts of North America and Europe. Project monitoring has also discovered significant bat mortality at the Mexico La Venta II wind… Read more

Mar 06, 2013 | Edvard

Why Bats Are Insanely Attracted To Wind Turbines?

How to Monitor Wind Speed?

When considering wind power, most people ask what the average annual wind speed is and how to get that number. The usual response is that you must monitor the wind speed at your site for… Read more

Feb 04, 2013 | Edvard

How to monitor wind speed?

Geographical Variation in the Wind Resource

Ultimately the winds are driven almost entirely by the sun’s energy, causing differential surface heating. The heating is most intense on land masses closer to the equator, and obviously the greatest heating occurs in the daytime, which… Read more

Jan 04, 2013 | Edvard

Geographical Variation in the Wind Resource

Wind power applications, Grid connected or not?

There are perhaps four distinct categories of wind power which should be discussed. These are: Small, non-grid connected Small, grid connected Large, non-grid connected Large, grid connected By small, we mean a size appropriate for… Read more

Nov 20, 2012 | Edvard

Wind power applications, Grid connected or not?

Renewable Energy Outlook – Wind Power

With the exception of hydroelectric power, the wind-power industry is far more developed than most other types of renewable energy. Over the past decade, the technology associated with wind power has improved significantly. In addition,… Read more

Mar 10, 2012 | Edvard

Windmills positioned to take advantage of the frequent and reliable winds

What’s Inside a Wind Turbine?

Cant see this video? Click here to watch it on Youtube. There are two basic types of wind turbine design – horizontal and vertical axis. At present, the horizontal axis turbine, with blades rotating a… Read more

Dec 12, 2011 | Edvard

Ready for wind power? It’s time.

Galloping climate change and dwindling supplies of fossil fuels are driving ever-greater interest in renewable energy. As a result, wind energy is booming worldwide. Not since the heyday of the American farm windmill has wind… Read more

Sep 15, 2011 | Edvard

Ready for wind power? It's time.

What Size Wind Turbine Do I Need?

The size of the wind turbine you need depends on your application. Small turbines range in size from 20 watts to 100 kilowatts. The smaller or “micro” (20–500-watt) turbines are used in a variety of… Read more

Jul 16, 2011 | Edvard

What Size Wind Turbine Do I Need?


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