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 Does a wind vane measure the speed of the wind?

Answer A wind vane, typically called a weather vane, does not measure the speed of the wind, but instead the direction of it. Wind speed is measured by a device called a anemometer.References:Lansing Scho... Read More »
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If the wind speed doubles what happens to the theoretical wind power?

When wind speed doubles, the theoretical wind power increases by eight times. This is because wind power is determined by the equation "P = 0.5 x rho x A x V^3". Where A is the size of the turbine... Read More »
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How many wind turbines are at the Klondike Wind Farm in wasco, oregon?

There are a total of 242 wind turbines at Klondike Wind Farm, Wasco, Oregon. The first phase, Klondike I, only had 16 turbines. The second phase expanded the farm with another 50 turbines, and curr... Read More »
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If the wind speed is twenty mph&the temperature is five degrees fahrenheit what is the wind chill?

According to the National Weather Service, if the wind speed is 20 mph and the temperature is 5 degrees F, the wind chill would be -15 degrees F. Wind chill measures how the air temperature combine... Read More »
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How many wind turbines per acre are installed in a wind farm?

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides calculations for the amount of land you would need to build a wind farm. It uses an estimate of 0.25 acres per wind turbine, or four wind turbines ... Read More »
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