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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… 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… Read more

Mar 13, 2013 | Edvard

What Is The Purpose Of Wind Farm Lighting?

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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… Read more

Jul 16, 2011 | Edvard

What Size Wind Turbine Do I Need?

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