Innovative Technologies: Wind Energy

Editor/Author Higgins, Melissa
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABDO

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61783-469-1
Image Count: 43
Book Status: Available
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In this title, discover what wind energy is, its history, how we use it today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about cutting-edge types of wind turbines, including turbines at sea and turbines aloft in the sky, and how researchers are making wind energy more efficient.

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Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1 WIND ENERGY AT A GLANCE
  • CHAPTER 2 THE HISTORY OF WIND ENERGY
  • CHAPTER 3 ASSESSING THE WIND
  • CHAPTER 4 TURBINE TYPES
  • CHAPTER 5 BENEFITS OF WIND ENERGY
  • CHAPTER 6 DRAWBACKS OF WIND ENERGY
  • CHAPTER 7 ONSHORE WIND: WIND FARMS
  • CHAPTER 8 BIG WIND: WIND FARMS AT SEA
  • CHAPTER 9 SMALL WIND: HOMES, BUSINESSES, AND COMMUNITIES
  • CHAPTER 10 HIGH WIND: WINDMILLS IN THE SKY
  • Glossary
  • Additional Resources
  • About the Author
  • About the Content Consultant