Wind Power

Wind has been harnessed by mankind since Antiquity to propel sailing vessels and since the Middle Ages to power windmills. It is a free, non-polluting, infinitely renewable energy source that is widely available throughout the world.

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Wind energy for ages 11-14

Learn how wind’s strength is harnessed to convert it into electricity. Onland or offshore wind turbines are efficient structures for doing so, with their high masts and rotor-generator units.
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⚡ The Challenges of Wind Power

Energie éolienne en 15 images

Wind Across Human History

Wind has always been used by humankind. Let's discover the history of this energy !

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Wind Power

How do we use wind power to generate
electricity ?

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The Future of Wind Power in Europe

Wind energy is a clean, renewable way of generating electricity. In the future, provide.

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Electricity R&D Director, OneTech at TotalEnergies
Research director at The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
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Research director for MINES Paris – PSL university and is the head of its Energy and Processes Department (DEP)
Director of Institutional Relations and Communication, IFP Energies nouvelles
Member of the Academy of Technologies / former Director of Research and Innovation at ENGIE
Past high Commissioner at CEA
Manoelle Lepoutre
Former Executive Director at TotalEnergies Foundation
Former Chief Scientific Officer of Total
Senior Vice President, Public Interest and Managing Director of the Fondation TotalEnergies
Chief Technology Officer at TotalEnergies
Vice president of the Energy Committee, National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF)

Planète Energies

Planète Energies is a site specifically designed for elementary and secondary school students and teachers.

It offers a variety of content to help young people better understand the energy transition challenges and raise their awareness of more responsible energy consumption.

In the 2021-2022 academic year, Planète Energies website recorded over a million visits, 5,000 registered teachers and 200 class conferences held throughout France. Planète Energies is a TotalEnergies Corporate Foundation program, created in 2005.