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wind turbine

 (wĭnd)
n.
A turbine that is powered by the wind.
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Noun1.wind turbine - a turbine that is driven by the windwind turbine - a turbine that is driven by the wind
turbine - rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
wind energy facility, wind farm, wind park - a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity
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As a logistical operation, the project presented Mammoet with a range of challenges that are increasingly common to the industry – in line with the trend for wind turbines with progressively greater hub heights and rotor blade lengths.
Our wind turbines easily assemble, can be set up in under 2 minutes, and can generate power on the smallest of breezes 24 hours a day.
uk ANDY: I believe that wind turbines are a very limited and short term solution, and question whether those residents with wind turbines by their homes actually directly benefit in any way.
North American Windpower has published the article IRS Specifies Performance, Quality Standards For Small Wind Turbines, written by Akin Gump tax partner David Burton, which looks at a recent IRS notice that creates safety and performance standards for small wind turbines to be eligible for the 30 percent investment tax credit (ITC).
the world's largest testing machine that allows testing of actual extra-large bearings in order to improve technical development of main shaft bearings of offshore wind turbines that are expected to increase in demand around the world into the future.
Today, a decade later, with the aid of federal and state tax credits and an aggressive private industry, there are over 80 MW of electricity-producing wind turbines within the 48 contiguous states.
Manufacturers are developing the next generation of wind turbines in the US and Europe.
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Teco, the largest wind turbine manufacturer in Taiwan, is the only manufacturer capable of making such mainstream wind turbines in greater China, says Liu.
Maybe he gets his information from the same source as the previous Minister for the Environment, Jane Davidson, who famously said that wind turbines make no noise.
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The next section discusses the design and development of modern wind turbines and covers megawatt wind turbines, small wind turbines, vertical-axis wind turbines, direct drive superconducting wind generators, intelligent wind power unit with tandem wind rotors, offshore wind turbines, and new small turbine technologies.