wind generation


wind generation
noun
power derived from the wind (as by windmills)
Syn: ↑wind power
Hypernyms: ↑alternative energy

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  • Wind power in Texas — consists of many wind farms with a total installed capacity of 5,604.65 megawatts (MW) from over 40 different projects. [American Wind Energy Association (2008). [http://www.awea.org/projects/default.aspx U.S. Wind Energy Projects] ] Texas… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in South Australia — is a growing industry with 648 megawatts (MW) of operational wind farm capacity and a further 170 MW under construction. [ [http://www.geocities.com/daveclarkecb/Australia/WindSA.html Wind power and wind farms in SA] ] South Australia is well… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in Australia — is clean and renewable and a typical wind turbine can meet the energy needs of up to 1000 homes. The technology is proven, fast to build and economical compared with other renewable energy technologies. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in the United Kingdom — passed the milestone of 2 GW installed capacity on 9 February 2007 with the opening of the Braes O Doune wind farm, near Stirling. [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6344215.stm BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | UK wind power reaches milestone ] ]… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power — Wind power: worldwide installed capacity [1] …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power forecasting — A wind power forecast corresponds to an estimate of the expected production of one or more wind turbines (referred to as a wind farm) in the near future. By production is often meant available power for wind farm considered (with units kW or MW… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in Spain — Spain is one of the three world’s largest users of wind power with an installed capacity of 15,515 MW at January 2008.cite web | url=http://www.energias renovables.com/paginas/Contenidosecciones.asp?ID=14 Cod=12262 Tipo= Nombre=Noticias |… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in Iran — in recent years, and has a plan to substantially increase wind generation each year. In 2006, Iran generated 45 megawatts of electricity from wind power (ranked 30th in the world). This was a 40% increase over 32 megawatts in 2005. Total wind… …   Wikipedia

  • wind power — noun power derived from the wind (as by windmills) • Syn: ↑wind generation • Hypernyms: ↑alternative energy * * * noun : mechanical power derived from winds * * * /wind/ power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wind power in the United States — is a growing industry. In 2007, the United States was the fastest growing wind power market in the world for the third year in a row [http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy08osti/43025.pdf Annual Report on U.S. Wind Power Installation] ] . At the end of… …   Wikipedia