Unformatted text preview: Wind turbines, like aircraft propeller blades, turn in the moving air and power an electric generator that supplies an electric current. Simply stated, a wind turbine is the opposite of a fan. Instead of using electricity to make wind, like a fan, wind turbines use wind to make electricity. The wind turns the blades, which spin a shaft, which connects to a generator and makes electricity. For storage turbine...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course LB 171L taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08