WIND

Wind includes technologies and services related to the harnessing of wind energy.

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Examples of Wind Energy May Include:

Creation of Electricity

Windmill blades use the kinetic energy of the wind to spin an internal turbine to create electricity.

Pumping and Drainage Power

A wind mill uses the kinetic energy of the wind to turn other mechanical components to operate a pump.

Mechanical Power

Wind mill blades turn the kinetic energy of the wind into rotational energy to spin a turbine to accomplish a task such as grinding wheat.

Offshore Wind Energy is an important addition to our nation's energy portfolio. Learn more about Offshore Wind's history and how it works. You'll also learn about the steps BOEM takes to work with many stakeholders when planning offshore wind development. Source: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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