Are there windmills in Hawaii?

Answer Hawaii has several wind farms which generate electricity using windmills (or wind turbines), with the largest concentrations on Maui and the Big Island. Most of the wind farms sell electricity to l... Read More »

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How big are N-90 windmills?

Nordex N-90 wind turbines are 2.5 megawatt turbines, capable of powering about 2,500 homes. The rotors are 90 meters in diameter and depending on where the turbine is needed, the tower is 70 meters... Read More »

Are windmills still used?

According to the Windmillers' Gazette, a website dedicated to the history of windmills, the original uses of windmills were grinding grain and pumping water. Windmills are still sometimes used to p... Read More »

Why do people use windmills?

According to Windmill World's history pages, windmills were originally created to replace the use of animals from the process of grinding grain between two stones, with development happening indepe... Read More »

Are there windmills in Virginia?

After years of legal wrangling, construction began on Virginia's first wind farm in August 2009, according to wind industry journal Wind Energy Weekly. As of February 2010, project developer Highla... Read More »