How to create electricity from thin air

Have you ever wondered how a wind turbine is able to generate electricity from nothing but the breeze?

SaveOnEnergy has created an animated infographic that explains just how it’s done. Although wind turbines may seem simple from the outside, they’re actually complicated machines that use advanced technology to create clean, affordable energy. Take a look for a better understanding.


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Graphic courtesy of Save on Energy.

Note that since SaveOnEnergy created their infographic, new information shows even better job and U.S. wind industry growth. Wind energy now supports 88,000 well-paying American jobs and Iowa has moved into second place with over 6,000 megawatts of installed capacity.

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