Wind power is expanding rapidly around the world, thanks to the development of increasingly powerful wind turbines and the deployment of large onshore and offshore wind farms. The future of wind energy depends on the ability of developers to bring down costs.
The wind’s energy has been harnessed for centuries. Wind turbines are the machines that convert this energy into electricityForm of energy resulting from the movement of charged particles (electrons) through a conductor.... Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the turbines operate like mini powerIn physics, power is the amount of energy supplied by a system per unit time. In simpler terms, power can be viewed as energy output... plants.
Wind energyEnergy derived from the wind. Wind power involves converting the kinetic energy of moving air (wind) into electricity. is a clean, renewable way of generating electricityForm of energy resulting from the movement of charged particles (electrons) through a conductor... (See close-up "Harnessing the Wind"). In the future, provided costs are reined in, the primary focus will be offshoreRefers to sea-based oil exploration and production operations, as in "offshore license" or "offshore drilling". development.