The different types of wind turbines

The different types of wind turbines

Horizontal-Axis Turbines:  These are the most common type of wind turbine you see both onshore and offshore. With horizontal blades instead of the latter vertical. Most commonly with three curved blades. These turbines need a mechanism that pivots the blades so they...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Turbines

Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Turbines

AdvantagesFirst of all, the main advantage of using wind turbines is that they are green! Non-renewable alternatives will contribute to climate change and pollution but Wind Turbines will not. They are also much cheaper and easier to build and set up than the likes of...
How Do Wind Turbines Work?

How Do Wind Turbines Work?

How do wind turbines work?  Essentially, the wind turns the blades on the turbine and then spins a generator inside which produces electricity. More specifically, wind flows across the blades, this creates both lift and drag. These forces cause the rotor to spin,...