Indian Reservation Wind Turbine Projects?

Answer Wind power is proving to be a boon to many Indian reservations in the United States, but it is not without its complications. Sometimes the process of doing business on some reservations can frustr... Read More »

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Wind Turbine School Projects?

As alternative energy sources like wind turbines become more and more commonplace, it's easy to understand why students would be interested in how they work and what the implications are for the fu... 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 »