Wind and water

April 2007
Energy (9781405318730);2007, p42
Book Chapter
Information on wind and water power from a section of the book "Energy" is presented. It notes the growing importance of wind and water power as renewable energy sources. Turbines refer to machines that capture the kinetic energy from moving wind or water and turn it into electricity. There are 3,500 wind turbines at San Georgina Pass in California. It points out that a breaking wave has enough energy to power thousands of light bulbs.


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