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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Power __ Brief overview of the pros and cons of wind power. - From technologystudent.com - http://www.technologystudent.com/energy1/wind8.htm

The Advantages of Wind Power - Associated Content __ Article about reasons to use wind power. - From associatedcontent.com - http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/288179/the_advantages_of_wind_power.html?cat=15

American Wind Energy Association __ "The mission of the American Wind Energy Association is to promote wind power growth through advocacy, communication, and education."  Learn about the organization and its goals. - From awea.org - http://www.awea.org/

Database of projects throughout the whole World __ Wind turbine and wind farm database along with news and additional resources. - illustrated - From thewindpower.net - http://www.thewindpower.net/index_en.php

History of wind power __ "Sailboats and sailing ships have been using wind power for at least 5,500 years, and architects have used wind-driven natural ventilation in buildings since similarly ancient times. The use of wind to provide mechanical power came somewhat later in antiquity." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_wind_power

How Does Wind Power Work? __ Article about how wind power works. - From ezinearticles.com - http://ezinearticles.com/?How-Does-Wind-Power-Work?&id=522106

 

How Wind Power Works __ Brief overview of wind power. - From howstuffworks.com - http://science.howstuffworks.com/wind-power.htm

How Wind Turbines Work Is Explained __ Learn the basics and about the types of wind turbines. - illustrated - From windturbinesnow.com - http://www.windturbinesnow.com/how-wind-turbines-work.htm

The Incredible Advantages of Wind Power __ "With global energy demand on the rise people have started to turn towards alternate sources of energy. Wind energy is among one of the prime energy sources that are being considered as the next source of energy for humans."  An overview of wind power. - From green-energyonline.com - http://www.green-energyonline.com/windpower/the-incredible-advantages-of-wind-power/

Renewable Resources Wind Energy __ "Wind turbines have blades designed like airplane wings. They rotate due to a pressure differential caused by air moving over the surface of the blade. The blades turn a rotor which drives an electrical generator."  A good introduction to wind power. - From oregon.gov - http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/RENEW/Wind/How.shtml

Trivia on Wind Power History and Arguments For and Against __ About the history and development of wind power as an alternative energy source as well as arguments for and against its use. - From trivia-library.com - http://www.trivia-library.com/b/wind-power-history-and-arguments-for-and-against.htm

Wind Energy __ Information for kids about wind energy and wind power. - From doe.gov - http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/wind.html 

Wind power __ "Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form, such as electricity, using wind turbines." An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power

Wind power __ You will find news and other information about wind power. - From alternative-energy-news.info - http://www.alternative-energy-news.info/technology/wind-power/

Wind Power __ A commercial site with loads of information about wind power. - From otherpower.com - http://www.otherpower.com/otherpower_wind.shtml

Wind Power History __ A history of wind power from ancient times to present. - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/17658/wind/windhistoryht.html 

Wind Power Monthly __ Online version of magazine full of information. - illustrated - From windpower-monthly.com - http://www.windpower-monthly.com/

Wind-powered vehicles __ Learn about  The remarkable first race for wind-powered vehicles. - illustrated - From gizmag.com - http://www.gizmag.com/the-first-race-for-wind-powered-vehicles/9953/ 

 

 

 

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