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How a wind turbine works

Posted on 08/18/2015 by Beth Conley

Iowa is at the heart of the nation’s wind industry, and is literally the crossroads of America. Anyone taking a trip across Iowa on I-80 or I-35 will drive through miles and miles of wind farms.  My job requires that I spend a lot of my time driving across the state and meeting with landowners and community representatives.  One topic that is always of interest is understanding how wind turbines work. Our friends at SaveOnEnergy.com have put together a simple and informative guide about the science of wind turbines.