Wind Energy

  Energy available from the movement of the wind across a landscape caused by the heating of the atmosphere, earth, and oceans by the sun.

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  • wind energy — /ˈwɪnd ɛnədʒi/ (say wind enerjee) noun energy derived from the wind, as by wind turbines in a wind farm. Generating usable power from wind energy began in Denmark in the 1980s; its contribution to electricity production in that country in 2007… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wind energy —   Kinetic energy present in wind motion that can be converted to mechanical energy for driving pumps, mills, and electric power generators.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • wind energy — /wind/. See wind power. * * * wind energy noun Wind power (qv below) • • • Main Entry: ↑wind …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind-energy — vėjo energija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Energija, susidaranti dėl atmosferos oro judėjimo. atitikmenys: angl. wind energy; wind power; wind pressure vok. Windenergie, f rus. ветровая энергия, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wind energy — vėjo energija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. wind energy vok. Windenergie, f rus. энергия ветра, f pranc. énergie du vent, f; énergie éolienne, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • wind energy — vėjo energetika statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslo ir technikos šaka, apimanti vėjo energijos naudojimo teoriją ir praktiką. Vėjo energetika kuria techninius vėjo energijos keitimo įrenginius, jų teorijos pagrindus,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wind energy — /wind/. See wind power. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wind energy conversion system (WECS) or device —   An apparatus for converting the energy available in the wind to mechanical energy that can be used to power machinery (grain mills, water pumps) and to operate an electrical generator.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s …   Energy terms

  • Wind Energy Conversion —   A process that uses energy from the wind and converts it into mechanical energy and then electricity.   Energy Central Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Wind Energy Conversion System — (WECS) or Device   An apparatus for converting the energy available in the wind to mechanical energy that can be used to power machinery (grain mills, water pumps) and to operate an electrical generator …   Energy terms

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