What is a turbine generator?

Answer From the time of windmills to nuclear power plants, the principle of the turbine has been used to generate energy. By converting motion to energy, turbines have been invaluable in the progress of e... Read More »

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What is the definition of a wind turbine?

Wind turbines convert kinetic energy from the wind into mechanical energy for pumping water, grinding grain or generating electricity. For example, the wind turns the blades that spin a shift that ... Read More »

What is a wind turbine used for?

A wind turbine is used to harness wind energy to generate electricity. Wind turbines look like large, three-bladed fans and when the wind turns the blades, they in turn spin a long shaft that is co... Read More »

What is the cost of one wind turbine?

The cost of a wind turbine depends on its size and the service agreements that are supplied by the product's manufacturer. The cost can range between $6,000 and $22,000. Wind turbines may be profes... Read More »

What is the largest wind turbine?

As of 2008, the world's largest wind turbine was the Enercon E-126 from Germany. However, a Norwegian company, Sway, has designed a larger and more powerful prototype, which will be installed in 20... Read More »