wind power

wind power
wind power UK US noun [U] NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT
electricity produced using wind turbines: »

China could meet a significant portion of its electricity needs through wind power.

Compare SOLAR POWER(Cf. ↑solar power)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • wind power — /wind/ power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power. Also called wind energy. [1900 05] * * * Use of the energy in winds to produce power. Though wind is irregular and spread out, it contains tremendous amounts of… …   Universalium

  • Wind power — Wind power: worldwide installed capacity [1] …   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 — vėjo energija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Energija, susidaranti dėl atmosferos oro judėjimo. atitikmenys: angl. wind energy; wind power; wind pressure vok. Windenergie, f rus. ветровая энергия, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 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 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 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

  • 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 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 in Denmark — Wind power provided 19.7 percent of the Denmark s electricity in 2007, a significantly higher proportion than in any other country.cite web | title= Danish Annual Energy Statistics |url= http://www.energistyrelsen.dk/graphics/UK Facts… …   Wikipedia

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