How tall are windmills?

Answer Windmills vary greatly in their height. Modern windmills that are built to harness the wind's power can reach nearly 500 feet in height. Older windmills were under 100 feet, with 80 feet considered... 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 »

Who makes windmills?

Windmills, also known as wind turbines, are manufactured by Aeronautica Windpower in the United States, Enercon in Germany, Windflow in New Zealand and Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea, to name a ... Read More »

Bad Places for Windmills?

Windmills work with air in the same way that hydroelectric dams work with water: the air pushes against the blades of the mill, causing the attached turbine to turn and generate power. While windmi... Read More »

Parts of Windmills?

Windmills, an ancient source of power generation, are enjoying a comeback. They have traditionally been used to drive pumps and mills by converting kinetic energy to mechanical energy or electric e... Read More »