Day: January 8, 2021

Exceptional Engineering: The Making of a Wind Turbine

The wind power is one of the key sources of renewable energy. It is sustainable, does not generate pollution, is available everywhere, and is completely free – if we do not factor in the cost of the equipment needed to tap into this natural resource.

Wind turbines at sea. Image credit: Jan Oelker via Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-4.0

So how do we generate energy from wind? Each day, throughout the world, new wind turbines are being built for this purpose: to capture wind and to convert its force to electricity. The wind spins the turbine’s blades, transferring motion to the generator,

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