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Benefits and Prospects of Wind Energy

We have all seen those creaky old mills on farms and although they may seem about as low tech as you can get, those old wind mills are the predecessors for new modern wind turbines that generate electricity. The same wind that is used to pump water for cattle is now turning giant turbines to power cities and homes. Today’s wind turbines are much more complicated machines than the old prairie wind mills but the principle is the same: both capture the wind’s energy.

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