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Review of Skystream Home Wind Turbines

05th May 2011
-Skystream is a manufacturer of home wind turbine kits. This type of kit is a great way to partially or completely power your home. It is unlikely that you can get away with using one wind turbine to take care of the whole load at your house. It is com... Read >
Author: Roger Brown

Wind Farms And Their Impact

11th March 2011
Wind farms pertain to a commercial-scale collection of wind turbines in the same location for the purpose of generating electricity. In a large wind farm, as many as several hundred individual turbines can stretch out for hundreds of miles although it mus... Read >
Author: David Harst

Wind Turbine Blade Design

26th June 2009
Wood is most often used for homemade wind turbine blades and sometimes metal or fiberglass are used. Some turbine blades are also cut from pieces of PVC pipe. Today's giant commercial wind turbines most commonly have fiberglass blades because it is long l... Read >
Author: Nick Molinar

How windmills work 

09th April 2009
Windmills are very popular these days. Especially due to the energetic problems. The windmill is a simple machine which transforms the wind energy in electric power. It uses the energy of the wind to firstly rotate the blades. The blades have the role to ... Read >
Author: sturat
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