Is there a steam system made that turns a wind turbine?

Answer No; each turbine system is specifically designed to harness energy from only one source, including, but not limited to, power generated by steam, wind and water. Steam systems have been developed t... Read More »

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How to Run a Car on an Electric Battery and a Wind Turbine Recharge System?

The potential benefits of cars that can run on electric batteries are enormous. These cars could reduce our need for oil, reduce pollution, and ultimately reduce travel costs. Recent advances in el... 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 »