GE Wind Turbine 1.5 Specifications?

Answer With over 20 years of experience and a worldwide presence in wind power production, General Electric (GE) remains at the forefront of wind energy. As of 2010, GE has put into use over 13,000 1.5 MW... Read More »

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Wind Turbine Specifications?

Wind turbines usually consist of a rotor vane that rotates because of the action of wind, thus generating electricity. Wind turbines can be added to houses to generate electricity for a home or can... Read More »

How many 3000 watt pizza ovens can be preheated to 300 degrees using one 50 foot diameter wind turbine assuming 15 mph wind speed?

What is the wind speed needed to run a wind turbine?

The U.S. Department of Energy considers a wind speed of 14.5 miles per hour, measured 80 meters off the ground, necessary to run a wind turbine. The wind speed must be measured and averaged over th... Read More »

How big are the wind blades on a wind turbine?

Wind turbine blade sizes can vary greatly, but some can be quite big. The GE 1.5 megawatt industrial-scale wind turbine has blades that are 116 feet long, and its wing span is just under an acre. T... Read More »