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Strange Wind Power Facts

Strange Wind Power Facts


As long as the Sun shines on the Earth, wind power will exist. Since the Sun is expected to shine for anther 4.5 billion years, wind power is considered a renewable power source.

Man has used wind power ever since he learned to sail boats.

The first windmills were used to grind grain in Iran, then known as Persia.

Holland has historically been the leader in windmill technology.

Windmills were used by American colonists to move water, grind grain and cut wood.

Windmills were a significant source of power in rural America in the 1920ís.

California is the leading wind power producer in the United States.

Germany is the largest wind power producer in the world.

Spain is second.

Windmills come in two types, vertical and horizontal.

Vertical windmills look like upside down eggbeaters.

Horizontal windmills look like what youíve seen on television or in books, i.e., the traditional structure with a wheel of blades perpendicular to the ground and spinning.

Wind power plants are typically owned by private companies, which sell the power to traditional utility companies.

The United States gets roughly 17 billion kilowatts of electricity each year from wind power.

This yearly wind power production is enough to provide all the power needs of the City of Chicago.

On a commercial level, wind power electricity is produce in 30 states.

To defer utility costs, individuals in every state set up min-wind power systems for their homes. The exact percentage of people that do this versus total homes is unknown.
The U.S. ranks third in the world as a wind power producer.
 






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