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 How much wind can a large wind turbine take?

Answer Wind turbines are designed to begin electric production at wind speeds of 7 to 13 miles per hour. They reach maximum efficiency with wind speeds of 25 miles per hour. Wind speeds that exceed 40 to ... Read More »
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How much does a large wind turbine cost?

The cost of a large wind turbine is based on three factors: the size of the turbine, the wind speed at the site and the cost of installing the turbine. Generally, a large wind turbine costs about $... Read More »
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How much heat does it take to turn a wind turbine?

None. A wind turbine turns purely because of the kinetic energy of the wind, which the turbine blades and shaft convert to mechanical energy. This mechanical energy, in turn, becomes electrical ene... Read More »
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How large are wind turbine blades on a 1.5 MW machine?

A typical 1.5 megawatt wind turbine would have rotor blades measuring between 110 feet and 124 feet in length. Each blade weighs about 11,500 pounds. The total rotor diameter of 1.5 MW wind turbine... Read More »
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How many houses will a large wind turbine power?

The number of houses powered by windmill electricity depends on the strength of the turbine's wheels. Studies show that the typical large turbine can power between 240 to 300 houses at the rate of ... Read More »
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