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Taken from drone footage at the end of the #stickwindhere video
Based on the story of wind and its role in powering our world, #stickwindhere is the impassioned tale of how wind can and does free our energy future. Set in present day America, the future is yet unwritten and anything is possible. Scanning the landscape, it becomes clear that a resource capable of adapting to and accommodating our environment is…
Date: 2015-09-06T00:19:07.000Z
Wind Energy information video played at Minnesota State Fair 2011
Date: 2011
Department of Energy
Produce by the Solar Energy Research Institute

Wind: An Energy Alternative
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This program looks at the history and uses of wind power, used for centuries by humans to move boats, pump water and grind grain including discussions on efficiency, problems in the urban environment, experimental systems and…
Date: 1980
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A 30 minute documentary about the advantages of developing Wind Energy. The Chinese push to the same and the need for us to take action now, demand responsible legislation to help grow both wind and solar energy resources.
Date: 2013-07-01T23:29:38.000Z
Eolos is the Ancient Greek god of wind and namesake for a new wind power research station at the University of Minnesota's UMore Park in Rosemount. Launched in 2010 with grants from the Recovery Act and the US Department of Energy, the station will let technicians, physicists and civil engineers research how to make wind power more efficient and…
Date: 2011-10-27T16:05:10.000Z
Educators strive to bring experiencial learning for future life skills into the classroom. Less time sitting at a desk and more time with stimulating hands-on experimentation. New curricula and learning standards are incorporation new disciplines in math, physics, and social sciences of wind power.
Kid Wind, a St. Paul based education…
Date: 2011-10-28T22:46:54.000Z
The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) offers wind industry engineers a unique opportunity to conduct a wide range of tests. Its custom-designed dynamometers can test wind turbine systems from 1 kilowatt (kW) to 5 megawatts (MW). The NWTC's new dynamometer facility simulates operating field conditions to assess the reliability and performance…
Date: 2013-11-13T18:00:16.000Z
What weighs 100 tons and rests 100 meters in the air? Hint: it's a box, but fancier. Find out a bit about the advanced equipment inside that box that allows wind turbines to generate a steady supply of electricity in a constantly changing breeze. Join GE head of sustainable energy Mike Bowman and host Baratunde Thurston in the Extra Credit portion…
Date: 2014-06-16T15:16:37.000Z
In this installment of GE Masterclass, host Baratunde Thurston goes to The Windy City to shoot the breeze with head of sustainable energy, Mike Bowman. Learning that wind turbines use thousands of parts to produce clean electricity, Baratunde becomes a big fan of big fans in reverse. How high in the air do these things really go? Can their…
Date: 2014-06-16T15:16:20.000Z
Time lapse of the grading of roads, crane pad, and turbine pad; digging and pouring of turbine foundation; large crane assembly; and Vestas V90-3MW turbine erection. Wind Turbine Construction. Roman Dackiw.
Date: 2009-03-17T21:19:44.000Z
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Windustry is a unique and steady national voice for clean local energy. We are a nonprofit, independent advocate for community and distributed wind. Our core programs focus on increasing the potential of locally-owned wind energy, and advancing understanding of state and…
Date: 2012-10-18T19:15:50.000Z
An overview of the layout of utility-class wind turbine generators - where are the major components, what do they do, and what differences can be found between models and size ranges.
Date: 2010-02-07T16:04:03.000Z
See how wind turbines generate clean electricity from the power of the wind. Highlighted are the various parts and mechanisms of a modern wind turbine.
Date: 2011-02-08T21:16:09.000Z

This video takes you inside and to the top of a utility-scale wind turbine.