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Wind Power - How does it work?

 Roger Rivera
  15th-Oct-2016
Description: WIND POWER-What is it?:- All renewable energy (except tidal and geothermal power), ultimately comes from the sun The earth receives 1.74 x 1017 watts of power (per hour) from the sun. About one or 2 percent of this energy is converted to wind energy (which is about 50-100 times more than the energy converted to biomass by all plants on earth. Differential heating of the earth’s surface and atmosphere induces vertical and horizontal air currents that are affected by the earth’s rotation and contours of the land WIND. e.g.: Land Sea Breeze Cycle.
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Domain: Energy
Category: Wind/Water/Geo
Contributing Organization: Rutgers
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WIND POWER
By: Roger Rivera



What is it?
 How does it work?
 Efficiency
 U.S. Stats and
Examples

WIND POWER - What is it?


All renewable energy (except tidal and geothermal power), ultimately
comes from the sun



The earth receives 1.74 x 1017 watts of power (per hour) from the sun



About one or 2 percent of this energy is converted t ... See more

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